G’day, from a very hot springtime in Australia

As I am not travelling so far and wide this year I will be using my “memories” blog to record my activities closer to home. This is the first post for over a year but I hope to be around more often now.

Memories are made of this

garden experimental 004_3888x5184The year has flown by and past experiences are falling into the shadowy recesses of my mind. As I grow older the ability to remember the details of what happened and when grows dim.

We are encouraged to live in the now, savour the moment, and I do. Life is so busy and full of activity, but my aging brain struggles to recall the details of past happenings, and there has been quite a few (I think!!!)

Now what where they…

In my quest to try different artistic activities, with varying degrees of success, I have even stopped taking many photos. That reliable record of dates and things done.

Here are just a few of the sketches and paintings I have done during the past year…

So what about the “year of the artistic endeavour”? Oh my, that sounds rather pretentious. Well I’ve discovered I am definitely no Renoir or…

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10 thoughts on “G’day, from a very hot springtime in Australia

  1. Great post! Please read this simple memoir too, here: https://columntribe.wordpress.com/2017/10/23/a-break-from-everyday/


  2. Delighted to see and read this post from you Pauline, now to read it in full.. 🙂

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  3. Such a delight today to see two of my favourite old blogging buddies turn up in the Reader – welcome back PP, good to see you and I shall make my way over to your other blog shortly. Currently got the Aussie family over here so it has been quite a hectic month so far!


    • Did you get to Australia to see the family over here? I’ve missed out on so much of my buddies news, will have to burn the midnight oil to catch up…

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      • No. Middle son taken seriously ill so my summer was interrupted. They are over here now, so that’s good. They are getting married in New Zealand at the end of Feb but I’m not sure I can face such a long flight. I am still keen to visit WA in spring next year .


  4. as we head into fall and i look forward to the cooler weather


  5. going to see the rest of the post now – but I was just thinking of you this week – and so nice to see your blog pop up


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