hava heart

A much love Aussie icon since 1955, Peters Ice Cream, hava Heart. Even though much loved, she’s not always an easy find. I remember when she was very much a stand out and had no rivals, but then she seemed to disappear. I have such great memories attached to her because she was so special, […]

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Can Children Show Us The Way?

Children see magic because they look for it. Christopher Moore I guess, if we take a leaf out of the children’s handbook and see the magic we have in our lives, we’ll be forever changed. Imagine that for a moment? That’s right, just stay there for a moment. Then ask yourself, how do you feel? […]

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Slowly Fading

Where is Yvonne? If dad doesn’t remember mum, Yvonne, then who is the woman down the hall?  Mum and dad have their own room in an aged care residential village. They live separately but under the same roof where they can be cared for when needed. It’s like a hotel but with nursing care and […]

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I’ll Be Seeing You

I think longevity is not just luck, good genetics and clean living. It’s a belief.   My Dad is 93 years old and mum, 91. Yesterday, dad said out of the blue, “Do you think we’ll meet again? I hope so.” I answered promptly, “Of course we will.” My dad has always been a devoted […]

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