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What is the attraction of as soon as you aren’t allowed to do something you want to do it: immediately; obsessively? I’ve been writing a Women in Focus blog themed “In My Shoes” as part of my DIY social media education. I’ve learnt greatly, so much so that winning the competiton’s prize of a trip … More no women, no shoes
(quote by Seo Min Hyun) I’ve been making plans for later in life. So many things to do & places to see. I’ll need lots of shoes I think, but my favourite boots will be with me still. Read my latest Women in Focus blog https://www.womeninfocus.com.au/people/dalelee/blog/2012/02/08/wisdom-of-the-elders
Most men are sentimental about their first car. The G.O. remembers his with fondness tinged with childhood trauma of tragic & violent loss. His pedal car, the same as the one in this photo taken on Australia Day at the NRMA Motorfest® of vintage, veteran & classic vehicles, and it’s memories: good – rattling along the … More you never forget your first love
Once I found out there are dinosaur footprints at Broome, Western Australia, that was it, it was high up on my bucket list to see them. As is my way, I didn’t worry too much about the details but when the G.O. & I had the opportunity to plan a trip, it was #1 destination. … More in search of dinosaur footprints
Dorothy wore one pair of red shoes for her entire journey over the rainbow to Oz… I can’t believe she only took one pair of shoes. When I travel I pack far too many shoes, and they’re all in only one colour: black. There’s a rainbow of shoe colours & styles out there both for … More If you were going to Oz would you have worn the Ruby Red Slippers, or ?
June 2007, with the excuse to celebrate the G.O’s birthday, was the beginning. Although we’d been friends forever and together for a couple of years, we’d been too busy sorting our lives out to do such crazy things as road trips but courtesy of a huge amount of frequent flyer points I’d accrued over the course of a … More “A beginning is only the start of a journey to another beginning.”
You know I’m a lover of horoscopes to provide me with the answer I want to a question or situation. I apply the methodology that so long as you consult as many as possible you’ll end up in the ballpark of the answer that floats your boat. Whether the answer eventuates is another matter. In … More DIY fortune hunting in the Year of the Dragon
“When in doubt wear red.” –Bill Blass The G.O. does love a motorcycle, and has a thing for sidecars so these oldies displayed in the front of Doust & Fitzgerald Ford Dealership, 14 Cudgery Street, Dorrigo, NSW, Australia got his attention & a spot on The Men’s Shed page.