Salt Of The Earth

Salt Of The Earth! My Goodness, I have been very tardy between posts indeed.  So many ideas keep coming up for things to write about but I just don’t seem to have found time to carry them through. For example, just the other day we were having lunch in a …

I Just Wanna Fly

Saturday 24th March 2018 was a pretty special day in the world of aviation in Australia because the very first commercial flight direct from Perth to London took off!  The plane was Qantas’ new Dreamliner, Boeing 787, and one of the pilots was to be woman! So, why should it …

Here comes 2018!

Well, that’s another Christmas gone and it is almost time to say goodbye to another year as 2017 rapidly moves towards 2018!  I hope you had a good Christmas with your family and friends.  We certainly did. Do you stop to reflect on the year that’s gone past?  I think, …

A Summer Place

My house is done! It has been a very exciting time finally being able to show my new Christmas House for 2017.  I took plenty of photos this time to make sure I could show how it all comes together.  I really regret I didn’t do this with the previous …

Filling in my days

I  said in my introduction  that I am a volunteer with St John Ambulance.  It all started when I retired and was looking for something constructive to do – other than making things!   Last time I mentioned, like so many others,  I am one of those people who had …

Why All Sorts?

Did you wonder why I called my blog ‘A Mixture of All Sorts?’  Why, and how, do we choose names?  It is such an important thing to do, whether you are naming a child, the family pet or, even, a blog.   Choosing a name often has many complex reasons …