Dolce far niente – in praise of idleness

public domain https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:John_William_Waterhouse_-Dolce_Far_Niente(1879).jpg Dolce far niente, such a wonderful phrase literally; “sweet doing nothing, sweet idleness”, a celebration of indolence and why not celebrate the occasional indolence. I have been feeling quite wiped out in the post Christmas lull, so many good intentions, so many things to catch up on and yet all I want … Continue reading Dolce far niente – in praise of idleness

A favourite Christmas book

#BookSnapSunday - Hogfather https://www.instagram.com/p/B6W8M-DAptm/ With Christmas fast approaching this weeks book snap could only be one book. My all time favourite Christmas read: Hogfather by Terry Pratchett, and my all time favourite Terry Pratchett novel. Pratchett's Discworld universe is a mirror of ours, on the disc they celebrate Hogswatch, the equivalent of Christmas and instead … Continue reading A favourite Christmas book

Bar Wunder – Toowoomba's own tail wagging great bar!

We visited the awesome Bar Wunder on Saturday with Ada. Bar Wunder is Toowoomba's best known dog friendly venue, with a beer garden designed to welcome and cater to canine clientele and their well behaved owners. The four legged clientele have their own menu, including a (non alcoholic) pooch hooch in case the water is … Continue reading Bar Wunder – Toowoomba's own tail wagging great bar!