Ways to have more gratitude everyday

I’m running behind schedule. Trying to crack my head right now to focus on what to write on the following Discover Prompts.  The whole team of WordPress bloggers had listed beautifully their thoughts here. Focus Team List Grateful Thank you, Discover Prompts for bringing so many people around the world and helping us regain our…

Beautiful Sunday

It was Sunday, what a beautiful day!  An autumn day of lovely sunshine. Our garden looks warm and peaceful.  There are fewer birds now since we made the decision to chop down eight Palm trees, some quite tall.  Looking out my bedroom window, I missed the Tui (bird) I used to see most days on…

A beautiful piece all together

Close your eyes and meditate. Imagine a setting where you see an instrument, feel the tempo, and hear the note. The image slowly setting into your mind from the top of your head to the tip of your toes, the picture flowing in like sipping sweet elixir. In the center of a big stage, you…

Celebrity Solstice my favorite ship

Back many years ago, the idea of cruising didn’t appeal to me at all.  Why spend all the time confined to a ship?  How boring. My first cruise experience on Star Virgo was so many years ago.  I just tagged along with a group of other friends and they did all the bookings and arrangements. …

Fusion Home chef at your service

During these last three weeks in Level 4 Lockdown, I spent lots of time in my kitchen, baking, and cooking.   I love to experiment and adapt recipes to taste,  In fact, I should have written a book with photographs of all our lunches and dinners.  In NZ lockdown, there wasn’t even any fast food or…

Thoughts from a mother who lost her child

Teach me the basics of life Every day without fail Always loving me Carry me when I cry Heartfelt love between a mother and child. TEACH When a mother has to bury her child, all her efforts and teaching died. Thirty-one years of nurturing came to naught. My poor dandelion has flown away taking a…

Lots of veggies

My Easter Bunny seemed to sense that I had been eating lots of bread and meat for the last couple of weeks. I’ve been good, stayed home, staying safe and being kind, cooking meals for the three of us 17 days in a row. Yesterday’s dinner was a steamed salted chicken with rice.  Today, we…

Orchestrate the Curve and Pairs

I’m feeling so irritated now in lockdown Day 16. No doubt you could take a walk, go for fresh air around your neighborhood. You can take your car and enjoy the car ride with no traffic to your supermarket. You cannot shop in pairs as the rule is ‘one person per household’ even though you…