Pastures New…

Pastures New
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For one reason or another, I taken a leaf out of some other bloggers’ books and have decided to move to a self-hosted website.

I am in the process of doing this now, and given my record with technology, I thought I had better let you know,  in case everything disappears in a puff of smoke and I am stranded in a twilight world of nothingness.

I should still be found at edwinasepisodes.com, and I hope to be able to migrate everything over from here, (hope being the operative word)!!!

Anyway, I do hope you will still come and visit me….there will be nibbles!

 

Free-for-All Friday

My goodness, how the week has flown by. It is already Friday and time to feature some of the wonderful posts that I have enjoyed this week. There are actually an extra two,  that for some reason, did not make it into last week’s post so I have included those as well.

Please visit these wonderful blogs and see what else you are missing, you will not be disappointed!

Erika Kind This post was very enlightening, and something I am still working on doing. Erika always has a quote or some words of wisdom to inspire and encourage, and I hope you will check out her new book whilst you are there too.

Jen’s Pen Den I always love to learn new things, as well as brush up on things I thought I already knew but actually hadn’t perhaps got quite right! Jen is wonderful at explaining things as well as illustrating her point with examples.

Myths of the Mirror. This was a great post that raised a very valid point, but  of course, me being such an idiot roared my head off at the pics Diana created. Brilliant! #

Joeyfully Stated This was a typical Joey post. Telling it as it is in her own unique style, but what she says always makes sense, and usually makes me smile too!

Little steps to Somewhere This post brought back memories of when I was a teenager trying to make myself look gorgeous (and failing)!

Sacha Black This post was just adorable! It made me laugh and took me back a few years! The end result was just perfect, though.

Behind Distant doors I have met a few of these characters and Azul has got it spot-on with her brilliant poem!

Well, I am spoiling you all this week with a veritable feast! Enjoy!

Happy Friday!

 

 

Just Jot it January 11th – Effortless

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For Linda’s Just Jot it January today, the prompt word we have is ‘effortless.’ I thought I might do something a little different for me and write a list of things that I wish I could do effortlessly!

  • Walk up the stairs – my knees creak and groan in protest.
  • Look immaculately groomed – My hair always ends up looking bedraggled, and my makeup (when I wear it) gets rubbed off in places or smudged, where I have forgotten I am wearing it and rub my eye or something!
  • Sing – I love music, but can’t hold a tune and end up screeching along to my favourites songs, struggling to hit any of the right notes!
  • Read – yes I can still read, but half the time, I have to search for my glasses to be able to see properly! In fact, I have even resorted to wearing them most of the time now.
  • Go shopping without a shopping list! – My memory is not what it used to be and I can guarantee that if I don’t write it down, then I will forget it. Actually, sometimes, I forget to put it on the list in the first place!
  • Lose weight – now this, of course, is just wishful thinking, but it would be nice
  • Do the housework – Ah yes, I remember the days when I would zip around the house like a dynamo, getting all of the work done and then relaxing in my clean and sparkling home. Now it takes me half an hour to motivate myself to get the vacuum out!

Still, looking on the bright side, I wouldn’t have much to blog about if I were to walk through life effortlessly!

Free-For-All Friday!

Welcome to the first Free-For-All Friday of 2016.  Yes, it’s back! There are so many wonderful blogs out there and it would be a shame if you have missed out on them. I have chosen some posts this week that have had an impact on me one way or another, that I thought I would share. Please visit all of these wonderful blogs if you haven’t already done so.

KL Register  A short poem beautifully written, that I’m sure will resonate with so many of you.

Confusing Middle A bit of silliness that made me roar my head off!

Scribbles At Arpita This post was an interview with an extremely funny blogger who never fails to make me laugh. The interviewer asks just the right questions to set it all off perfectly 🙂

Wafflemethis. Who said chivalry was dead? A real old-fashioned love poem.

Van By The River something we are all familiar with – but perhaps a new perspective will make us see it in a new light?

So there you are. A small selection of delights for you to feast upon this week. Enjoy!

Happy Friday!

 

 

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog.

I would just like to say ‘Thank you’ to  everybody that visited my blog in 2015. I appreciate all your likes and comments, and the fact that you stopped by to read one of my posts.

As I am an ‘off the cuff’ kind of a girl, I am not sure whar I will be doing with my blog in 2016! I know that my ‘Free-for-all Friday’ is very popular as they were some of my most viewed posts, so they will be staying. I love taking part in challenges so will be continuing with those, particularly Ronovan’s and TJ’s Haiku challenges that I have become addicted to. I am also going to take part of Linda’s  ‘Just Jot it January’ posts. I will also have a go at anything else that comes along and takes my fancy.

So, in a nutshell, what you can expect from me in 2016 is more randomness, more silliness, a sprinkling of poems – and whatever else comes to mind!

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 35,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 13 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.