The beauty of mindfulness

Thank you to Gems of Delight for sharing this breathtaking video. To me this video truly captures the sheer beauty and exquisiteness of mindfulness. More than words ever could. There is absolutely no doubting that the nurse is giving 100% of her mindfulness, attention, love and tenderness to this baby.  And the act of giving […]

Easy Banana Cake Recipe

This is the first cake I ever learned to bake. It has a rich banana flavour, and is a firm favourite in our household. The recipe came from my Nana’s neighbour, Mrs Mac, who showed me how to make this in her kitchen and then let me proudly take the results home with me.  I […]

Writing your Dream Vacation into Existence

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain Writing is a powerful summoning force – it commits our thoughts and […]

Making Peace with Right Now while Holding a Picture of a Brighter Tomorrow

Don’t let your current reality dictate your future possibility.  Hold true to your dreams. Miracles are entirely possible if you dispense with miserable thinking!~ Nicole Cody The reason for today’s post comes from something seemingly ordinary. But what’s ordinary for some can be positively miraculous for others. Yesterday I walked up the stairs carrying two laptops […]

Seven Pictures to Re-Energise You and your Chakras

Chakras are energetic gateways or portals. Each has its own colour, and governs different areas and emotions within the body. I have meditated on each of the following images, and programmed each picture to energise, open, balance and heal your chakras. How to use today’s blog: Slowly scroll down the page, gazing at each picture […]

Staying Grounded in Uncertain Times

“The wise man in the storm prays to God, not for safety from danger, but deliverance from fear” – Ralph Waldo Emerson What does it mean to be grounded? If you think of a strong old tree, tap root reaching deep into the earth like an anchor, other roots reaching out under the ground like strange subterranean […]

My third Blog Award – The Sunshine Award

I’ve been nominated for the Sunshine Award by a lovely blogger! The rules of this Blog Award are: Include the Award’s logo in a post or on your blog
. Answer 10 questions about yourself. 
Nominate 10-12 other fabulous bloggers. 
Link your nominees to the post and comment on their blogs, letting them know they have […]

Vegan Recipe Bonanza!

Hi everyone! I’m inviting you to participate in a Virtual Vegan Potluck, hosted by the wonderful blogger an unrefined vegan on May 12, 2012.  Mark your diaries now! I’ll be contributing one of my favourite recipes, and I’m looking forward to adding a whole pile of new ones to my repertoire. No matter what your eating […]

Lest We Forget – ANZAC Day, 25 April 2012

They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn At the going down of the sun , and in the morning We will remember them. Lest we Forget. Today is ANZAC DAY, a special day in the heart of all Australians, as we […]

ANZAC Biscuits – Nana’s Traditional Recipe

Tomorrow is ANZAC DAY in Australia, so I’ve been baking up a storm.  Of course, I think we may be the only country in the world where one of our most important national holidays celebrates a great war time defeat. But that’s another story, best told tomorrow. My Nana was given this recipe by her […]

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