Share Your World – Week 4, 2015

By Linda Stewart Where did you live at age five?  Is it the same place or town you live now? I lived in Durban, Natal, South Africa, with my younger brother and our parents.  Moving from place to place was a pattern in my life until I married and settled in one place long enough to…

Monday Memoir: Australia Day

By Linda Stewart Australia Day, 26 January, is the anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet of 11 convict ships from Great Britain, and the raising of the Union Jack at Sydney Cove by its commander Captain Arthur Phillip, in 1788 (you can read a comprehensive history of the evolution of Australia Day here). Today…

Share Your World – Week 3, 2015

Given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want as a dinner guest? I cannot think of any one person I would want to have as a dinner guest, especially if I was cooking.  However, my family think I am a pretty good cook and I enjoyed preparing meals for them when…

What Motivates Me?

By Linda Stewart This month NaBloPoMo participants are exploring HABIT.  Today’s prompt asks what motivates us to change and then keep that change going. Excitement would be my main force of motivation, followed by an ah-ha moment when the realisation hits there is a better way to accomplish something.  Towards the close of 2014 the…