My Latest Obscenities…

“Whenever you speak the truth, someone will be offended.”  ~ Laurence Overmire Yesterday I posted about having the flu (no fun!) and with that post I included pictures of myself showing me as I am right now – sick with the flu! Thanks to everyone who sent me messages of love, care and support. I’m so […]

Blogging Gone Bad – Why I am taking a break for a few days…

“I find that the best way to cope with life’s difficulties is to surrender to what is. Don’t fight it. Flow with it.” ~ Nicole Cody Hi Lovelies I’m pecking out these words left handed from my deluxe overnight accommodation in Byron hospital. Yes, I am still running my retreat. Except at night where I […]

Chakra Journal Challenge Postponed Until Tomorrow Because…

“Blown up a toilet? We’ve never blown up a toilet.” “Great idea though, thanks, Mum.” ~ J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone   Sorry, Lovelies, Today’s blog is now an apology instead of an installment of our Chakra Journal Challenge. You see, Ben and I can’t seem to shift this wretched stomach bug. […]

My Current Top Five ‘Not Blogging Reasons’

“Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, “It might have been”.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut   Ben and I came home from holidays with the world’s worst gastro bug. Due to illness-induced misery coupled with jet lag and insomnia, I was only ever awake at ridiculous o’clock, and never at blogging central time. Somewhere […]

This Blog Is Late Because… January 2 – My Day of Rest!

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” ~ John Lubbock, The Use Of Life   After days of insanely long hours putting […]

Coffee Trumps Blogging

“Are you ready?” Klaus asked finally. “No,” Sunny answered. “Me neither,” Violet said, “but if we wait until we’re ready we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives, Let’s go.” ~ Lemony Snicket   Cafe Dog has had a hard time of it lately. While I’ve been feeling so poorly there have been no […]

I’d Be Blogging But… Farm Emergency!

“Our bravest and best lessons are not learned through success, but through misadventure… ” ~ Amos Bronson Alcott   Oh dear! Poor little Frida has the molasses bucket stuck around her head. We’d hoped she might figure out how to get it off all by herself, but no… So now we will have to chase […]

This Post Compromised by Bazillion Updates!

“Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.” ~ Joseph Campbell Really. I want to blog. About interesting stuff. But can’t. Cos’ updates. Only 27 (!) but my computer is about as fast and responsive as a rock. So I will give up and take Cafe Dog for an outing instead […]

Feeling Better Every Day!

 Hi everyone.  It’s Nurse Bert reporting from Mum’s phone cos we have no power. This bed’s a little crowded! We’d like to be blogging but actually, we all slept in because of the blackout. It was lovely.  We are here at the farm and today I get to go for a very short walk on my […]

Mum’s Priority!

“Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.”  ~ Oprah Winfrey   Dear Peoples, There’s no blog today. It’s my fault. I had a bad night. My leg was sore so I was crying. Mum had to come and sit with me. She gave me some healing and it made me feel a […]

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