"Democracy is not a spectator sport, it's a participatory event. If we don't participate in it, it ceases to be a democracy." - Michael Moore Have you heard of the voices of movement? Photo by Akil Mazumder from Pexels It is an inspiring, grassroots, political movement seeking to select, support and elect moderate independents in upcoming elections. Inspired … Continue reading “Voices” Movement
Spring in Toowoomba is always a bit of a magical time, our parks simply glow with colour and the green haven that is Toowoomba is alive with outdoor activity. This year the parks seemed even more patronised than ever, nice to see so many families, so many people enjoying this magical space. I have to … Continue reading A joyous carnival of colour
Slowly catching up on posts. After Charleville we started the trek north, stopping briefly in Augathella. The two things Augathella is famous for are meat ants and the Smiley stories. To be honest I was unaware of the Smiley connection although I certainly remember seeing the old movies; Smiley and Smiley gets a gun. The … Continue reading Augathella = meat ants and Smiley
After three weeks of escape with almost no wifi, therefore an enforced and much needed digital detox I am back and now playing catch up on reading blog posts. I have only just started to catch up and I have clearly missed a lot! To be honest, I think I really needed that time away … Continue reading Bilbies
Due to some terrible timing and a bit of a delay with a product, the winter box is slightly delayed and everything is a complicated by the fact I am taking some desperately needed leave. On the positive side if anyone would like to contribute anything extra to the zine you now have a bit … Continue reading Deadlines – delays and escape
We have been planning some adventures to fossil and opal country this year, so have been dipping back into some dino books. Never outgrew a fascination with the beasts of the past, so this week's book snap is a selection of just some of the dino books I have acquired. https://www.instagram.com/p/CNgj94Nl5Uh/ I have particularly enjoyed … Continue reading Stepping back into deep time.
Milne Bay pool Toowoomba March has been a bit of a slow month blog wise I am afraid. Circumstances have limited our weekend escapes, work has been busy and there just never seems to be enough hours in the day to do everything we would like. I have managed to rediscover the joy of swimming … Continue reading Back in the swim
Just a few pictures of birds on the lake at Country Style Caravan Park. Not a bird but this was from one and a half meters and was the size of my thumb.
Medieval tapestry Ok I think that look sums up the past week. I have been a bit snowed under of late trying to get things done and work has been a bit on the hectic side but thankfully the new Autumn book box is all ready to go. Afraid design does not come naturally, so … Continue reading Some weeks you are just glad when it is over.
S and I have made a break for our favourite beach. Our daughter has brought her dog along and have introduced Cassandra to the surf and salt water. She loves it! She has also worked out that she is a better swimmer than Ada so while Ada beats her up on dry land, Cassie can … Continue reading Two dogs in the water