Being fifty-something (and a writer), what I don’t know about procrastinating might not be worth knowing. My mindful midlife perspective has put the spotlight on a plethora of putting-off practices that can sometimes fly under the radar (unless you’re looking for them). Here’s a little nomenclature to go with it … a glossary of modern-day… Continue reading Procrasti-glossary … the midlife guide to putting off until tomorrow
Being fifty-something, I’m seeking to extend my craft repertoire as fast as possible. (While I’ve got time, right?) I’m looking for easy, quick, inexpensive craft projects … least-effort-for-maximum-impact. Yes, I’m lazy. I’d been thinking about teacup candles for a couple of months, browsing through the odd online tutorial, mostly coveting all that vintage china and moody… Continue reading Tardy teacup candles (and the crappy end of crafting)
Being fifty-something, I love a giveaway … whether I’m on the giving OR the receiving end of it! Thanks to everyone who showed interest in winning a copy of Calling Invisible Women by Jeanne Ray in my recent giveaway. And a big thanks to Random House New York for providing the prize. Given the umber… Continue reading Announcing … ta-dah … book giveaway winner!
Being fifty something I leap at any opportunity I can to feed my inner child. So it didn’t take much enticing to get Mr P and moi down to Point Lonsdale on The Bellarine for the Queenscliff Bricks (Lego) exhibition. (We never need an excuse to take a drive to this beautiful part of the… Continue reading Lego, window-leering, lunch and lollies
Being fifty-something, I’m eligible for all sorts of government freebies like regular screening mammograms. The letter arrived today, heralding that my mammogram time has cycled around again. I should be pleased. I should be grateful. But every time I have to work my way through the process, thought by thought. When I phone the clinic… Continue reading Mammogram musing …