Wow   ….Winter Solstice   …..shortest day of the year  and it has been brisk   down here in Byron  Bay   …. Last night tonight  looking after the very lovable Shiloh  .Will be sad  to part  He’s  very sweet . Highlights after so much  rain heaven threw us a bone and hurled down a couple of truely  gorgeous sparkly sunny days  so Shiloh and I hit Belongil Beach  and had fun  mixing and mingling with locals and visitors  . Played on the beach  chatted to folks while Shilo  sniffed butts  and wagged tails  with his doggie chums  and  aft er having a… Read More »

The deeper story  …keeping it real With so many surreal  chaotic  and  seemingly unbelievable things going on in the world  you look to the things  that are working  ,the places where the light still shines ,where kindness and order still prevails ,where nice things and good things still happen  and you say amen to that  .I  am grateful for  being close to mother nature and  being able to appreciate  her many gifts  I am  grateful for  my supportive private  FB  groups  and  holistic healing and art  and good friends and    the chance I have to travel and stay in… Read More »

                                         Jasper …. Tale Of A White Spirit  Doggie                                                                                                               Wendy  Buss    At a time when I was weighed down with cares and struggling to see  the lighter  side of life  I had a lovely   opportunity to spend two weeks with  a lovely Irish Wolfhound  called Jasper. but let me tell you Jasper was no ordinary dog .My time with Jasper was like setting out on this totally unexpected all in ‘boots and all’  magical romp  of an adventure with this  high vibing white light   magical and endearing creature  that totally  lifted my spirits   and helped me remember what… Read More »

Now is the time  ……. I have woken early today feeling compelled to  write something in response to what’s going on with the mandates and the vaccines and what is happening in Australia politically . So after getting up at 5ish easing into the day , finding a warm cardigan to cosy up in , stuffing my face with picklets and butter and washing them down with pear juice and now sipping on a hot  cuppa ….I’m sitting at my  laptop  ready to go.   Image courtesy of I also want to give a shout out  to  some truly… Read More »

A Lesson from Lexi Written by Wendy Buss   Lexi The Lexi I was first introduced to  was the gentlest friendliest sweetest dog part husky with a lovely brindle coat  and a beautiful welcoming nature . When I first met her  she was all waggly tail and squirmy butt  and willing to be friends from the get go  when I arrived at the housesit in Yeppoon  where I was to look after her for close to a week  while the owners were away visiting family  .I felt comfortable  and confident Lexi and I  would get on well together She’d follow… Read More »

  OCEAN ART I just came home  from the most amazing art session with  Naomi Pettenuzzo at her Ocean Art Studios in Maroochydore  .Every year  Arts Connect  a cooperative which  represents and  supports  artists throughout the  Sunshine Coast hosts an Art Trail  wherein Sunshine Coast artists  open up their homes and studios for people to come through and watch them at work with a chance to peruse their collections and purchase art direct from the artists themesleves  . There are also other events and workshops that happen  as part of Open Studios week  . This year there are two art… Read More »

MORE  NEWS…. Back in Yandina once more  after a fabulous trip to Yeppoon .Some highlights and low lights  once I had left Yeppoon and stopped  in Rockhampton  in transit  I got a chance to visit the Rockhampton  Museum of Art   which had only just opened a week or so previously The new gallery is  a really fabulous new building apparently  the second biggest Art gallery  in Qld  and really nicely set out with an interesting eclectic selection of art mixing up lesser known artists  side by side with some really big name well known  artists  and  information about the art… Read More »

Greetings from Yeppoon Wow  life seems even more surreal than normal  if thats possible with all the  strange  chaos and turbulance  going on in the world at present Here I am on the beautiful Capricorn Coast high upon a hill  in Yeppoon with stunning views  out to the Keppel Islands . The weather has been idyllic  although its a hot one today and the dogs and I are inside and grateful for the airconditioning The  dogs in my care are the lovely Lexi  a part Husky  I have devoted a whole story to  upcoming in my story  tab and two … Read More »

  12th  September  2022  Convoy to Canberra  Saturdays march to  Parliament house Convoy to Canberra update  …… Sadly the amazing  FB page  the 2022 official Convoy to Canberra   with 178k followers got taken down  just as the action  down there was getting exciting and jsut a s my letter to the editor went to print   .The same admin  did start up another FB group   and there were  a couple of other  legit groups  but also a couple of fake groups  filled with trolls and bots which was a bit confusing and disappointing   .Luckily I came apon   the Northern NSW   Convoy… Read More »

Convoy to Canberra passing through Yandina   2022  Official Convoy to Canberra I feel so excited  to tune in as  many 1000s of trucks and cars have been headed to our nations capital  over the past few days to front up to Parliament House  in time for when  Parliament resumes on Monday 7th  February   Thousands of Aussies coming together  standing united vaxxed and unvaxxed  in peaceful protest  to tell the politicians  enough is enough   and we want our country  and our freedoms back  . Feeling I’d like to do something for the revolution  I decided to submit  A Letter to… Read More »