Thank God for friends to share and tear in hope and vain who slap me across the face and say “Wake up, avoid stagnation and get your shit together”. She made me realise that I had to jump out of my self-pity and call to function and purpose.Read More
“Each year on Anzac Day, New Zealanders (and Australians) mark the anniversary of the Gallipoli landings of 25 April 1915. On that day, thousands of young men, far from their homes, landed on the beaches of the Gallipoli Peninsula, in what is now Turkey.Read More
Originally posted on How I Killed Betty!:
Taking the first steps outside of the aircraft and into the air, the heat and humidity lunged with full force into my body and lungs. A strange feeling of a pressurised osmosis raises my temperature within moments until there is simply clammy skin and a few damp tendrils…
In my flower shop, it was easy to identify these customers, not only in their body language. The type of flowers they purchased as well as how much they spent also reflected their relationship situationRead More
Don’t assume that your bank, lawyer, accountant and insurance brokers you’ve had for years will be the most cost effective. Shop around, get quotes, talk to networks. Do the same with utilities and hire equipment for phones, power and POS systems. There is no room for loyalty in business.Read More
I was tagged by my very young fellow blogger, tanishq who is encouraging his grandma to read my blogs with the hope she will blog too.
So I have answered these question honestly, to inspire tanishq’s grandma…:)
On February 6, 1840, the Treaty of Waitangi was signed and is considered New Zealand’s founding document.
The Treaty is an agreement between Maori (Indigenous people of New Zealand), represented by many Rangatira (Chief/Leader) and the British Crown, represented by William Hobson.
I was puzzled, confused and downright terrified when I began vomiting 6-10 times a day after just a glass of water! I thought there was something seriously wrong with me. My doctor broke the news that I was pregnant. “Oh, so this is morning sickness”, I asked? He said, “In a normal pregnancy nausea is minimal. You have what is known as Gestational diabetes” and went on to explainRead More
I don’t have to dress up or look nice and pretty for my sisters, they take me as I am, warts and all and will always have my back, even when they don’t need to. And it’s fantastic that there is always someone to go out with for company & social gatherings.Read More
In summary, if you are reading this and the above musings hit a note in your body, please find a quiet moment to tell your mind to Shut Up, so you can take time to ponder on what is real and what is just plain old economy.Read More