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 »

  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 »

And so it begins ……. As from  17th of December  . anyone in Qld  who haven’t been vaccinated will not be able to go into cafes ,libraries ,or art galleries . Unbelievable .The Qld premier  Anna  Palaszczuk  is trying to enforce mandatory vaccinations  across the state  thereby treating  at least a quarter of the population like  pariahs and second class citizens .  She initially had a lot of suppport  here in the state  because apparently  she kept covid numbers low  and  managed to achieve the least drastic lockdown regime in the Country .   but she has crossed the line  sadly… Read More »

KIngs Beach  and the Pleiadians Wow  basking in the late afternoon golden sunlight  at Kings Beach  looking across to the  Glasshouse Mountains The ocean is calm gently  surging and lapping the shore  white lacy foam cradling the bay  …. Just reflecting on  all the lock downs going on down south  and how blessed we have been here in Qld .  We were able to take off our masks as per last weekend  Love walking around freely  unemcumbered breathing in great gulps  of fresh air  Life simple pleasures and necessities  never again perhaps to be taken so easily for granted .… Read More »

Last year  the surreal and confining circumstances that have presented globally in 2020  although tiresome at times were no real hardship for me overall.I htink I did it easy compared to so many folks .        I found  myself consigned to staying close to home in truely beautiful countryside the weather was glorious and the air was filled with butterflies going crazy ….. it was a chance for a good long rest ,the air and the creeks seemed to grow clearer and more pristine by the day , the tourists dropped off and  the roads were empty in… Read More »

  ENOUGH NOW……….   ENOUGH NOW ….. On the weekend  I was massively inconvenienced  by sudden unexpected lockdowns  My plans  were  disrupted and thrown into turmoil .  I couldnt do the things I had planned to do .I was put to great discomfort having to stand and wait in line for over an hour  for tickets to this art exhibit  and watched as the 3 hours  window of viewing pleasure I had allowed  for a trip to the European Masters Art Exhibit  at Qgoma  dwindled to just  1 hour and 55 minutes  all becuase  of the art galleries changed staffing… Read More »