Caring, Café & Cottages

Time for some health and wellbeing pampering. I took myself to a quaint Café in the little village of Yungaburra, up on the Atherton Tablelands. I was overdue for some special ‘caring’ me time. I hadn’t been in this little Café before, but it felt  delightful: the glistening white crockery against the mat timber table;…

A Fair Lady – Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn exuded a sophistication, class and elegance which has been reserved for the era of legendary movie stars. When I grew up, I recall having watched My Fair Lady several times. Also Gigi and Breakfast at Tiffany’s. She has had quite a collection of movies, but My Fair Lady has always stuck with me. Her transformation; as a poor…

Sound Meditation – Healing Vibrations

Sound meditation is part of Eastern Yoga where vibrations play a role. The theory behind the music vibration is that every yoga movement affects one of our chakras, and every chakra has a sound. The sound meditation also works on the water structure in our bodies and the Seven (7) Chakra system through healing vibrations.…

Yoga in the Rainforest

Yoga is about balance: mind, body, spirit and soul. It’s scientifically* proven that 10 deep breaths a day — in and out of the nose, send calming messages to the brain. These messages help you become more aware what’s going on in life. Balance and awareness will keep you going into old age.  According to Carina,…

Cassowary’s Casual Stroll

One morning, a surprise visitor in the shape of a cassowary took a leisurely stroll across our front lawn. He didn’t appear to be in any hurry. The cassowary walked along the grass, parallel to our timber verandah, until he reached the end — some 30m. He wasn’t concerned about seeing us on the verandah…

How to Pollinate Your Pumpkins?

The pumpkins had a bumpy start to their success this year. Bees were late arriving and it appeared there were not enough of them to fly around to all the  pumpkin flowers. My brother and his wife have a bit of a green finger. So I got the low down on how the pumpkins were…

How To Lock Your Love

Behold my first encounter with love locks.  This is where two people are totally and unequivocally committed to each other. They show their commitment, by locking their love within the unbreakable bonds of a paddock. This paddock is secured to a structure. Then both, throw away their key into the deep dark waters or ravine…