A while ago I had the pleasure to come across another midlifer, Maura and her husband Terry, via their detailed and well-captured photographs on Instagram. Who just happened to be from New Zealand. Like us have been housesitting fulltime for nearly 3 years. Let me introduce them to you. Maura and Terry At the age… Continue reading The Kiwi Housesitters in Europe
Firstly before introducing you to my next artist, I have interviewed. I would like to explain why I am choosing to highlight various artists on my blog. The main reason is that during our travels we enjoy many various forms of art, some in prominent places such as in museums, art galleries or street, to even footpath… Continue reading Meet Clare – An Artist and a Blogger
Well, my lovelies I am way behind in acknowledging my fellow bloggers, who kindly nominated me, to this passing on the love malarky.
It is International Cat Day and how could I not acknowledge this particular day. ALSO, Chris and Rach, another couple who are International Housesitters published their interview about us.
It dawned another day called Wednesday. Over my short existence as a blogger, I have engaged with a few interesting people and their blogs, one I do read on a regular basis is Debs World who just happens to be another girl from downunder. I thought it was time for a short blog post in between… Continue reading Worth a Word Wednesday: the tracks of my life
WOW When I first started off blogging, it started off like this: There was this lovely DELETE On a sunny day we DELETE This carried on for months, I was my own worst critic of myself and writing. For myself this writing lark does not come easy, it takes much deleting before I get it… Continue reading Runner-up Newcomer Blogger – in THE BLOGGER BASH AWARDS
The last week our concerns have been with family members back home in New Zealand and Australia who have had significant health issues.
Then another terrorist act happens.
I removed myself away from the frenzied media reports sharing story after story. It was not until today that I wanted to read people’s views on yet another tragic event. One blog post I read and agree with is from The Wandering Darlings.
It is worth taking a minute or two to read it.
The world is a challenging place at the moment. Whilst terrorism is not new it is becoming more and more prevalent in our lives. My first awareness of terrorism was September 11. I remember being so naive in thinking it was an accident and that people wouldn’t want to cause that level of harm. Now though, there is barely a month that goes by without an attack or incident somewhere in the world and everyone is doing their best to stay strong, not to be afraid and not to let the terrorists win. But it’s hard.
I woke up to a group text message from my best friends at home in Australia saying ‘ok, ok enough is enough. I think you should come home now to live’
I know it was out of care and love but I replied that I wasn’t going to live in fear and move home…
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