The secret sauce to discipline – and freedom

Discipline is not one of my strengths. Never was. But in my late 50s I’m actually getting to value it. No doubt my life has been pretty ‘free’ so far. I had ‘freedom of choice’ as well as the freedom to ‘go with the flow’ – and fully intend to continue that way.

“Once a year go to someplace your’ve never been before”

Came across this quote a while ago. I liked it and have been meaning to write about it ever since. It’s attributed to the Dalai Lama – but before I published it, I thought I ought to check whether this is true. It appears the claim of authorship is false. With the Internet, and particularly Facebook,… Continue reading “Once a year go to someplace your’ve never been before”

The most important step in turning dreams into reality

Been quiet for a while. Transferring the contents of a four bedroom house into a couple of small self storage units, a camper trailer and a car was quite a task. But we made it – we’re living on the road! Working too. Some people say we’re ‘living the dream’.

A day in the forest – and another application of the 4 step process

It’s hot and windy – extreme fire danger. It’s not a comfortable feeling on a day such as this, when you live in the forest. The fire-ready plan is in place. I’m sitting in the garden, watching the trees sway in the wind. Eucalyptus trees look funny. They have a fairly loose canopy – long… Continue reading A day in the forest – and another application of the 4 step process