I spent the first 30 years of my life not knowing I had dyslexia. My education was rather traumatic and constantly stressful for me. Mathematics classes were an absolute nightmare with several teachers pronouncing me “stupid”, “an imbecile”, “not trying hard enough” “fundamentally lazy” and “an idiot”. My general stupidity in the mathematics department… Continue reading LIFE MATTRES …. DYSLEXIA STYLE
My life so far ….. Adopted by some nice people who adore their animals. Jon and jane drove all the way from Port Elliot in South Australia to Cullulleraine on the River Murray on the Victorian side of the Victorian/New South Wales border and back in a day to pick me up and bring me… Continue reading TEDDY “TEDDLYBOPS” HOOVER
The hot time of the year has descended upon us, along with a good crop of peaches from both the tree near the house and the smaller one down the orchard. Peach pies are the order of the day as I have to deal with the glut. Each summer, I make a batch or two… Continue reading PEACH PIE SUMMER and FUSSY PET SHEEP
Gardening Australian country style
When colour, form and texture align like the stars …..
This blog is a warning about the three telephone calls we receive every day here in South Australia. The callers are either from: “The Windows NT Department” “Technical Support Department of Telstra” (our main venerated phone carrier in Australia for non Australian readers’ information) “Microsoft Technical Support Department” I know we are going to receive… Continue reading COMPUTER SCAMMERS CONTINUE TO PHONE ME …..
A bit of a bumpity bump in the hallway first, wondering what the noise on the wall was all about. Not bad for having Muffin’s Halo on for just half an hour …..A few wobbly steps around the house and a cursory inspection by the cats and then Priscilla emerged from the front door. Her… Continue reading PRISCILLA’S SPECIAL DAY