Monthly Archives: October 2019

Getting ready for Halloween! (haiku)

Getting ready for Halloween! I was playing with “Effects” on my smartphone. My castle in Grayscale and Light Streak. My naughty Cocky in Negative is bound to send shivers down your spine!   And here’s a haiku for  Thursday, 31 … Continue reading

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Orchid – Flower of the Day (FOTD) challenge

❤ May this lovely orchid cheer up your day as it does mine. I got it from hubby when I was in hospital with a broken femur last year. If you want to know more about orchids, here’s a link … Continue reading

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Growing Up In The 1940s – Oma and Opa – WWII

~ Dear Readers, After four years I’m finally coming back to this memoir. I’d like to finish it while memories are still floating in my mind. At times I’m overwhelmed by panic that there isn’t much time left. I’m 84. … Continue reading

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Looking Up and Looking Down (haiku)

❤ Birds and soft breeze sing Looking up and looking down Blue skies, ground bright green ❤ What a joy to be alive on a day like this! Had cataract surgery last Thursday, all good! Feeling blessed and grateful. Wishing … Continue reading

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Growing Up In The 1940s – In Captivity – Punishment – WWII

  Dear Readers, After four years I’m finally coming back to this memoir. I’d like to finish it while memories are still floating in my mind. At times I’m overwhelmed by panic that there isn’t much time left. I’m 84. … Continue reading

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Eucalyptus Sapling (haiku) – Doing our bit for the Environment

❤ Mother Earth cries out Plant a sapling in your patch Clean air for all life Recently, Mosman Council planted eucalypts all along our street. I’m glad to announce that only one sapling died, all the others are doing very … Continue reading

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Growing Up In The 1940s – In Captivity – Article 104 – WWII

Dear Readers, After four years I’m finally coming back to this memoir. I’d like to finish it while memories are still floating in my mind. At times I’m overwhelmed by panic that there isn’t much time left. I’m 84. I’m … Continue reading

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Growing Up In The 1940s – Top Priority: Patients’ Welfare – WWII

Dear Readers, After four years I’m finally coming back to this memoir. I’d like to finish it while memories are still floating in my mind. At times I’m overwhelmed by panic that there isn’t much time left. I’m 84. I’m … Continue reading

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