Afraid I have been a bit missing in action lately but I have really needed some down time to recharge and rejuvenate. I find I tend to absorb the stress and anxiety of others which can leave me feeling wiped out. Of late I have been a little surprised by the depth of anxiety being … Continue reading #BookSnapSunday- City of Trees
Caught the sunrise and shared it with about a dozen people and dogs this morning. S and Ada decided to stay in bed. It really was not that cold.
Echidna Knows: "The war between good and evil is in reality an imposition of stupidity and simplicity over wisdom and complexity." (p4) Tyson Yunkaporta - Sand Talk Echidna at Theodolite Ck/Woodgate 2019 Last week was a bit hectic and full-on so not a lot of time for the blog, but I found myself re-reading Tyson … Continue reading #BookSnapSunday – Sand Talk :
#BookSnapSunday is a weekly bookish Instagram meme hosted here at Gum trees and Galaxies.com, if you would like to join in please feel free to leave a link to your post in the comments below. All you have to do is post an image of a book. Happy reading! https://www.instagram.com/p/CD71U-GJGR5/?hl=en This week's BookSnapSunday is my … Continue reading #BookSnapSunday – The Seabird’s Cry
I have to confess I really love a good cafe and the thing I missed most in lockdown was the ability to go out and sit in a cafe with a good coffee. Ideally, I love to be able to walk to a great cafe and if they are dog friendly that is even better. … Continue reading A little bit of the Netherlands in Toowoomba
Well it might be a rather quieter affair this year for Carnival of Flowers with the Queensland borders closed again but if you are able to travel to Toowoomba for one of its premier tourism events this might be of interest. The carnival of flowers is a big draw card for Toowoomba tourism and this … Continue reading Petals and Pups for Carnival of Flowers
“A good bookshop is just a genteel Black Hole that knows how to read.” - Terry Pratchett Guards Guards Don't you just love those old book shops, the second hand kind where old shelves bow under the weight of paper and years, forming dark corridors of promise and reading adventure. They are becoming a bit … Continue reading Of Bookshops and Blackholes
image Bryony Kennedyare the students getting hopping mad? Just thought I would share an image of the crowd that greeted a colleague when she arrived at work to open the campus library this morning, (thank you Bryony for sharing). The above photo was taken at our Ipswich campus. USQ has three main campus sites, the … Continue reading The mob waiting for the library to open.
#BookSnapSunday is a weekly bookish Instagram meme hosted here at Gum trees and Galaxies.com, if you would like to join in please feel free to leave a link to your post in the comments below. All you have to do is post an image of a book. Happy reading! https://www.instagram.com/p/CDp4_OzgRSk/ I read Micheal McCarthy's delightful … Continue reading Butterflies for #BookSnapSunday
Just thought I would share a favourite Doctor Who quote, it seems appropriate to the situation. If it was not for these dark times we would never really appreciate the good times. Maybe now is a good time to stay in and binge watch Doctor Who, (like I ever need an excuse). We seem to … Continue reading Trying to see the stars