Monthly Archives: September 2014

Regrets and mistakes ………

…….. are memories made. When the moment comes for us to die, all we really have is our memories, memories created over a lifetime. A lifetime of decisions made, interactions with  people, and choices which have forged the ongoing  course … Continue reading

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The real killer.

I have formed a belief over the years that the main problem in maintaining health is stress. Stress is often called “The silent killer.” I believe this to be true, and I, like many countless people over time have sought … Continue reading

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“What defines your future?’

Last evening I went to a graduation ceremony at the University of Western Australia – UWA. My stepson was being awarded his BSc (biomedical science), and it was a grand, proud occasion for Mairi and I as well as the … Continue reading

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The meaning of life.

Last night, as I walked the dogs pre-bedtime I looked at the fabulously clear skies, the myriad of stars, and the gorgeous milky way, and I was minded to ask the question ” what places us in this vast cosmos?” … Continue reading

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In built obselescence.

Yesterday I went to the Apple shop in Perth – always a fun experience – and I bought a new computer. I did this because my old one (four years old!!) is slow, and often reluctant to perform many of … Continue reading

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Today the sun is shining.

It’s a funny thing. I have always been an avid reader and user of “philosophising”. I read internet ‘quote sites’ and pick out quotes I really like, and which often inspire me, sometimes posting them on facebook. When I was … Continue reading

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The cycle of life.

Even on a dull day like today, the garden can bring joy. It is early spring here in Australia, and the signs of renewal are all around. Even with the limited gardening skills I possess, it is gratifying to see … Continue reading

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Enjoying the land.

……. today I thought I would walk around with the girls and enjoy our 3 acres. A lot of hard work has gone into the landscaping, originally it was a just a cleared block of land populated only by Lupins … Continue reading

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The reality.

…….. “the tests confirm my diagnosis – its Myeloma” These words were said to me last week by the Haemotologist. These words are hard to take in, I am still taking them in, trying to rationalise my thoughts, trying to … Continue reading

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