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Waiting and the Numbers Game

How are you travelling? Is life good, bad or indifferent, or a mix of all of these? What do you enjoy most in your current world? What gives your life meaning? What are you waiting for? If these were your last days how would you use them differently? These are…

14 August 2020 | Life-Style

Old Houses New Houses

Dear Viva 70 Friends, It seems that even in a pandemic the world can slow but life cannot stop! This week I finalised the sale of my home on Monday and signed a contract on the purchase of a new home on Thursday.  It’s been quite a week! The Moet…

31 July 2020 | Life-Style

A Covid-19 Reality: What Will The World be Like in 2023?

Melbourne is back in lock-down and Covid-19 numbers are rising dramatically in Victoria. The pariah state. Other “healthy”states trap shut their borders and carefully managing the flow of freight, Aussies returning from overseas and quarantine while tentatively opening up their lives. Melbourne mid winter is mostly grey and moody and…

10 July 2020 | Life-Style

Corona Couture

It’s Saturday and I’m reading the Good Weekend magazine over my morning coffee. There’s an article entitled Why your Seventies are the new Power Decade. The glossy pages show images of ex model Lauren Hutton (76), Dame Anna Wintour (aka Vogue magazines pouting, suffer no fools editor (70), Dame Helen…

29 June 2020 | Life-Style

Adventure Before Dementia

Along the highway this morning I passed a caravan with these words written loud and clear…Adventure Before Dementia. But what if its too late? How do you have dementia and still adventure? Is this possible? Or if you, or a loved one have other serious illnesses? What happens when one…

15 June 2020 | Life-Style

A Friday Chat

Hi Everyone! I just thought I’d take time to stop and have a chat. Perhaps grab a coffee or tea? I’ve made some date loaf…the diet starts tomorrow. Let’s sit on the comfy chairs in the sun………. How are you getting on in this very different world we find ourselves…

5 June 2020 | Life-Style

The Opening Up: Stick to the Florist, It’s the Safest Place!

What to wear? A big day ahead. Leopard print top, matching earrings, boots with a heel perhaps? Good black pants. A bit more time spent on styling my hair and perhaps even eyeliner today? A big day out in this Corona Virus world means I’m driving out of town to…

14 May 2020 | Life-Style

Snippets in May

It’s May! Already! These items were stored in my snippets folder this month… must share….. Laugh or Giggle If you thought toilet paper was crazy just wait until 300 million people all want a hair-cut appointment This quarantine made me realise that I have no hobbies except going out to…

14 May 2020 | Life-Style

The Computer Says NO!

Week Two of Lock Down…that’s my computer not me……My very aged and flamboyant computer decided to kick up its heels and check out two weeks ago. I’m very clear where my passions and skills lie.. and computer technology doesn’t appear in this list. They say there’s an experience in ever…

1 May 2020 | Life-Style