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Adventures with Siri.

I think it is widely known that it is near impossible to get lost when you are driving around Canberra. I believe it is because the Government really does not want any of the public servants to be confused. Or late for work. Or inconvenienced in any way, The streets are civil, with polite drivers getting about their day. They are very well sign posted and dotted with pleasant … [Read More...]

Guest Post Sunday – Getting Old Ain’t for cissies by Johanna Castro

Jo Castro rarely gets out these days and hides in a bat cave in deepest South West Australia. If you'd like to connect with her you can on her blog Lifestyle Fifty … [Read More...]


Nissan Memoirs

Driving from Sydney to the snow this week bought back such fond memories of doing that particular trip as a kid. We used to come down to the snow each year and now I … [Read More...]

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Woogs on the Move – Thredbo

I am travelling as a guest of Visit NSW   … [Read More...]

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What is your secret beauty weapon?

I have never been asked, but have often thought about if I was stranded on a deserted island, which ten products would I take with me. To be honest I would take a … [Read More...]

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“She said she liked it better than Pirates of Penzance.”

This is a sponsored post for Carefree Liners Plus. Last week a couple of old mates came over for dinner. We have been friends for over 20 years, have seen each … [Read More...]



Remember cassette tapes? Remember getting a blank tape and spending your Sunday Evening listening to the Top 40 Countdown and being very diligent to record the songs … [Read More...]

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Are bloggers narcissists?

A If you were an ANIMAL, what would you be? I would be a dugong, otherwise known as the cow of the sea. Dugongs are cumbersome, peaceful creatures who like lolling … [Read More...]


Guest Post Sunday – Rebecca Stephens

Looms used to be illegal in America. True story. Back when America was still an English colony, they made the colonists grow the flax and cotton (which paid peanuts) … [Read More...]


Doomsday Prepping V. Dragon Slaying.

It is hard to be cheery sometimes. Somedays I feel we are all taking two steps forward, one step back. And then occasionally coming to a shuddering halt … [Read More...]


The Worlds First Icy Pole.

This is a sponsored post As a young child, I felt I was going to make my fortune by setting up a ladybug circus. You see I had been fascinated by the exoticness of … [Read More...]


You’re from the 70s but I’m a 90s bitch!

1990 was a big year for me. I was in year 11, I had not idea what I wanted to be when I grew up (still don't) and it was the year that I finally "became a woman." My … [Read More...]


The Yellow Peril

Warning. The following blog post contains images that some readers may find offensive. Reader discretion is advised. When I go to a cafe and order some … [Read More...]

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The Art of Thinking Clearly.

I am not a fan of e-readers. I can read media on a screen, but not a book. There is something about picking up a book, turning the pages, sticking in a bookmark or … [Read More...]

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What to do in Port Douglas.

Happy Sunday to you, and greetings from Far North Queensland. We have checked out of the hotel, the kids are swimming in the pool, Mr Woog is asleep on the lounge … [Read More...]

Retro – Star of the Week!

Welcome to Parenting 101,  a series which explored lame attempts at being a good parent.  In the past we have learnt about Embarrassing the Kids,  Substitution and … [Read More...]

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Mrs Woog visits Port Douglas

A few month ago, I visited Noosa as a guest of Tourism Queensland. I was instantly besotted. The gals told me that if I adored Noosa, then I was going to be … [Read More...]