https://www.instagram.com/p/B7M3IAwA_H3/ This is the post I meant to do last week, but the bushfire emergency seemed to overwhelm and posting about the healing power of nature just did not feel right at the time. I have blogged about Emma Mitchell's The Wild Remedy here. I love the idea of walking in nature to heal. I … Continue reading #BookSnapSunday – The Wild Remedy and a Black Gully Walk
I feel like I have been getting bogged down in the negative of late so just wanted to share something positive.It has been a while since I have shared links to other great blogs so I thought it was about time I did that again. I have selected a couple of blogs that generally gift … Continue reading Some blogs that make me smile
I do not want to continuously post about this, I am hoping this is the last time I do post on things related to the bushfire emergency, but this story this morning demanded sharing: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-01-08/fires-misinformation-being-spread-through-social-media/11846434 This blog does not have a large following or a large number of visits, it is not going to change … Continue reading Misinformation – Fake news a real problem on social media
S and B gave me cool presents for Christmas. It has become tradition that they give me a present that will require puting together and more importantly, time to build. This year they found a wooden Steampunk Airship wind-up model and a knockoff Meccano Flying Scotsman train. The train I started building on Christmas day … Continue reading Christmas Present building
Now that we have bitten the bullet and again had a dog join our family we have had to consider the implications with our travel. We love bush camping and national parks. National parks and dogs do not mix. It does not matter how well behaved the dog is, just the scent of a dog … Continue reading How do you visit National parks when travelling with dogs?
So the Christmas tree is up and the great consumerist festival begins, I feel like such a scrooge these days. I am not christian, agnostic, with pagan leanings, would be the best description of my philosophical position but I have always loved the sense of magic at Christmas and I mean magic in a mystical, … Continue reading Christmas
I cannot stress how much I am enjoying having a dog in my life and being able to take Ada with us as much as possible but it is worth noting that when you go camping not everyone who is sharing your camp ground feels the same way you do. It is always important to … Continue reading Being human friendly when taking dogs camping
public domain So it has been a very hectic weekend and I am well behind on posts, even missed BookSnapSunday. And I was meant to post on the winner of the Granite Belt box, which was Jackie from World Wide Walkies, but a quick check of my email this morning before rushing to work showed … Continue reading Hectic Weekend – rain does not belong on the inside of the pod!
As someone who used to blog a decade ago I used to enjoy the occasional giveaway, both participating and winning, and hosting the occasional giveaway. Giveaways are fun. So I thought we might celebrate the coming holiday season by hosting a giveaway. I thought it might be a way to grow the blog while also … Continue reading Giveaway
Just wanted to re-blog Glenys' post on the importance of supporting communities through the drought. Glenys has also included links to organisations supporting rural communities. In the November issue of Liquid Life & Leisure Magazine online, you can find some real ways to help communities doing it tough in rural areas around Australia. The current … Continue reading Re-blogging: Stop Shop & Support — Caravan Correspondent