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Showing posts from August, 2018

My crazy busy Aussie Winter!

Dearest Blog friends I am sorry it's been a while. A one-legged soccer player and a three-legged crazy poodle have been taking up much of my time Down Under. The dog is off his anti-inflammatories and daughter number two is out of her moon boot and the crutches have gone. Roll on the end of the football season and getting everyone as fit and healthy as normal I say! August is a great month in Melbourne, the worst of the winter is behind us, the days are getting longer and the strength is building in the sunshine. Good news for Melbournians, bad news for the farmers of New South Wales and Queensland, who desperately need some rain to break our terrible drought. On a cheerier note, all around me, the yellow wattle trees are bursting forth. It's the Australian version of ' a host of golden daffodils fluttering and dancing in the breeze'.  Isn't it gorgeous? My slower pace of life in Australia gives me time for strength and renewal after