Another Birthday? NO! YUK! – copy

Buy lots of gold to celebrate or commemorate! He!He!He! My birthday is really on August 14th but because my documentation says January 14th I am getting all these lovely birthday wishes but I have to save them for another 6 months. I was born in a reeeeeeeeeally small town in Minas Gerais. A place called…

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Another Birthday? NO! YUK!

Buy lots of gold to celebrate or commemorate! He!He!He! My birthday is really on August 14th but because my documentation says January 14th I am getting all these lovely birthday wishes but I have to save them for another 6 months. I was born in a reeeeeeeeeally small town in Minas Gerais. A place called…

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Happy New Year! A healthy and prosperous one to you and to all your family!

Wow? 2019. A New Year already! I am ready to fullfill my resolution! I only have one this time: to keep healthy! Last October I took up bike riding, and I am stilling strong. In fact, I hardly take a day off! Ice only missed a couple of days, and I missed riding terribly. I’ve…

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Well, somehow it’s that time of year again. I can tell by the amount of egg nog that’s in my fridge. It’s an annual tradition! With or without the Baileys. Delicious! This year I was lucky enough to host my SINers (Sunset International Neighbours) Christmas lunch. I have written before about the monthly lunches with…

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Out with the Old and in with the New

So I wrote previously about my cycling encounter with a teenager on his bike. Crash! My own bike was rather the worse for wear. A total write off in fact! And yet people who see me riding have been confused because it looks in better shape than ever. I’ll let you know my secret –…

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Perth median house price increases for second month in a row

Perth’s median house price increased 1.6 per cent to $518,000 during November, according to reiwa.com data. REIWA President Damian Collins said this was the second month in a row Perth’s median house price had shown improvement. “Perth’s median house price has been fairly flat throughout 2018, so it’s pleasing to see two consecutive months of…

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My first Christmas Party this year starting with the Craft Group

  I’ve written before about the community craft group I attend every week. What a fantastic day we had on November 22nd for our Christmas party! Sandra Whyte organizes the outing and all the venues. We met at the Craft group in Emerald Terrace, Edgewater as usual, and a bus came to collect us at…

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I had an eventful weekend, though not quite the kind I wished for!

On Friday November 16th I had a collision on my bike with a teenager going to school on his bike. I saw him zooming towards me and I tried tok get as far left as possible, nearly on the grass and practically stopped, but he just kept coming and – bang! I crashed down hitting the pavement…

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What economists predict for Australian house prices in 2019

In the middle of last year, several top economists were predicting house prices to in fact increase in 2018 – one forecasting as much as nine per cent, but since then house prices have experienced their largest and longest peak to trough decline in recent history spurred on by increased housing affordability constraints, a banking…

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Herewith an Invitation to our Art Sale Exhibition

We would love 💖 you to come and a glass of wine and some nibbles at the opening night!! See you there? Please let me know and I will look out for you. See you there

I am getting back on the bike and it’s not just a metaphor

Not this bike in the feature. A normal one? Hehehe! My son and his long-time girlfriend Toni are currently travelling though the US, and some of their things are downstairs – including their shiny new bicycles. My husband bought some sneakers recently and took my son’s bike out, so I decided to take the other…

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