Archive for the ‘Friends’ Category

pushing through

10Jul16

Was a bid sad to miss the very last day of #blogjune, but the results of a years planning a small conference came about from 29 June to 2 July, and there were three 14 hour days and then a six hour day on election day and I just couldn’t get to blogging. And truthfully […]


It’s been list after list just lately. But the list I had not anticipated was the emotional list…felt quite teary yesterday saying goodbye for three months to Carl’s mum – and then it happened again today when saying goodbye to my parents. I guess I’ve been so caught up in home, work, farewells (was out […]


Tonight I donated to Elizabeth’s cancer fund cancer fund. I’ve only met Elizabeth a handful of times (well maybe two handfuls?) but she is a memorable gal. Elizabeth is 29 and is living with a diagnosis of a rare bowel/liver cancer. It’s times like this it’s hard to know what to do. Listen. Be there. […]


A Pretenders song I think?? Yes….. “now the reason we’re here…man and woman…is to love each other, take care of each other…..some of us are looking at the stars…..life is unkind…we fall but we keep getting up…over and over and over and over…” Yep – found it! message of love, and I would embed here […]


Resonance

30Sep13

Having had a super busy week & then a long weekend ┬áis just brilliant. Work is slightly hectic and I am still trying to really work out why….Sometimes I worry that I am not managing my projects properly but then things come up that I just cannot plan for, and part of that is just […]


Escape

25Jun13

Interesting mixed up day today. Variety and things to think about. Work & an unexpected meeting in the morning, lunch out with a friend, the VC was on campus for his twice yearly staff talk, then….escape! Met Carl in Civic and saw….Fast & Furious 6. I have seen a couple of F&F movies but couldn’t […]


Celebrate

25Apr12

* Found this post in draft on iPad – saved locally, so I completely forgot about it. Published on ANZAC Day, about Christmas Day. The celebration season has also finished. December these days just seems to be one lunch, dinner, drink, party, BBQ after another. I am not complaining at all. But it is exhausting […]