Song: The Rainbow Lorikeet

Can you hear the lorikeet Calling down to you? Can you see the lorikeet Red and green and blue I can hear the lorikeet sing a happy song Can you hear the lorikeet Can you sing along Watch the rainbow lorikeet Do a happy dance Can you see the lorikeet Dancing on fence Can you…

Expo 88

I was on the monorail with my Grandmother Barbara Hazelgrove who took this photo. We had an amazing time at Expo 88 over three days and I would have loved for it to be longer. I had my Expo 88 Passport and had lots of stamps as we visited all the exhibits we could fit…

Poetry – Sleepus Interruptus

As I lay me down to sleep I pray your hands away you keep As I doze I ignore Your loud, persistent snore Take heed my words or you will find the bed we share will soon be mine So please get it in your head Keep your hands away or lose your bed Your…

16 Personalities Test – Campaigner

I’m the Campaigner personality in the 16 personalities test – ENFP-A / ENFP-T “A Campaigner (ENFP) is someone with the Extraverted, Intuitive, Feeling, and Prospecting personality traits. These people tend to embrace big ideas and actions that reflect their sense of hope and goodwill toward others. Their vibrant energy can flow in many directions. The…

Chung Tian Buddhist Temple, Priestdale QLD Australia

Chung Tian Temple, which means “Middle Heaven”, was constructed in 1992 using traditional Chinese Buddhist architecture – it is situated between Brisbane and Logan, Queensland. Surrounded by nature, the Temple provides a peaceful and culturally beautiful venue for the community to celebrate its multicultural diversity and multi-faith harmony through Humanistic Buddhism. TEMPLE PAGODA SCULPTURE GARDEN…

Gardening- Cucumbers

It rained today and I decided to harvest some lemon balm for tea ☕️ As I was looking in the third garden bed I saw something underneath all the leaves – a giant cucumber 🥒!!! I’m so excited 😆 and it tasted delicious with a little salt 🧂

Best Christmas present ever

  The most amazing present I ever received was my first computer when I was 16. I begged for one all year. One day in December I went into my mum’s room to borrow one of my mum’s jackets up in the top of the wardrobe and saw a present 🎁 I carefully lowered it…

Back to School

I’m officially enrolled in a Masters of Education in 2021!!! I was approved to study at the University of Wollongong in 2021 with a specialisation in Information and Communication Technology. It’s so exciting and yet I’m nervous at the same time. It’s been 17 years since I have studied. I had specialised in Information Technology…

Book Review – The Family Frying Pan by Bryce Courtenay

In 2009 I won a Bryce Courtenay Fan Page Facebook competition, one of eight (8) fans from NSW to be invited to the book launch of the ‘The Story of Danny Dunn’. At the luncheon, Bryce talked emotively about the Family Frying Pan and the story behind the book. The tears in Bryce’s eyes as…

Raised Bed Garden Bench Seat

On Thursday Paul from Aqualess installed a raised garden bed bench seat with WaterUps wicking technology in my backyard. It is very big and sturdy and I am very excited! You can see the video I made documenting the installation process and information about the WaterUps wicking technology which includes reservoirs that mean I don’t…