Category Archives: The World Around us

A restored soul and a new part to Esstiiet Oriandus


Between being away on holiday and having relatives visiting from overseas, the last few weeks have been rather busy. On the plus side, I was able to reignite my creativity with views like this:       Wandering around streets like this:       Hiking through nature like this:       And witnessing sunsets …

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Hop hop hoppity hop


It’s nearly Easter, look out for those bunnies!  Have a happy and blessed Easter.

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Filling the Self-esteem bucket


Someone shared this onto my Facebook page the other day.  I thought – that is so true.  Then someone commented that such a thing is easier said than done because of other parents who raise their children to be mean (she actually used a stronger word here!)  and it got me thinking how right she …

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The great glasses test


So, I got new glasses (or specs or whatever it is you want to call them) about a week ago.  Glasses? Yes, surprisingly I do actually wear glasses.  Have done for most of my life.  The reason some of you may not know that is because I hardly ever wear them in photo’s. Here they …

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A little bit of rock with a lot of balls


WARNING:  Contains some spoilers and possibly some offensive material (mainly if you are not a fan of Tom Cruise or Russell Brand!  Or musicals or having a sense of humour) So I don’t usually post reviews on here – well I don’t ever do reviews.  But I thought I would make an exception in this case.  …

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WP tags and content suggestions missing?


This is really just a quickie.  If you’re anything like me, when writing a blog post, you would enjoy being able to tag certain words to relate to other content or add pictures you  know aren’t going to get you into copyright trouble AND you certainly would enjoy the benefits of having those wonderful tag …

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I am an ISFP


I am an    Yes, it sounds like a swear word or an acronym for something weird, but it isn’t.  What this is, is a personality profile – MY personality profile.  now, I am not normally into labelling myself or placing who I am and what I feel into a little box but I do …

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Boredom Busters


It’s the Summer holidays and a six-week break.  Great for kids and parents, right?  Well it certainly is for the first week, especially if you’re lucky enough to go away for a few days but what happens afterwards, when boredom sets in.  Now I cannot really comment on people who have more than one child …

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The comment #hashtag


The use of hashtags in Facebook (and indeed Twitter – the home of the #) is becoming more common place and I have to ask myself WHY? Why do we need to hashtag everything we say so that our comments can become part of a global LOOK AT ME I AM TALKING craze that sucks …

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I spy


If you have been watching the news (in the UK anyway) you would immediately know what it is I am referring to – the latest US government spying scandal.  Now I have heard a lot over the years about the government spying on people – you know:  Big Brother is watching you…and so when the …

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