New apartment on horizon

Our new apartment in Subiaco fell into our orbit with so little fuss that I can hardly believe the transaction happened. We saw it, liked it, bought it! Now comes the wait until early January when John and I can move in and make it home.

Jacaranda tree in Subiaco

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Juggling time – adult skill

Juggling time takes practice. It denotes a degree of maturity as well as a degree of skill. However, the skills can easily slip away if not maintained and practised after retirement. I’m wondering if they can be fully restored again.

Juggling time and keeping all balls in the air

Juggling time and keeping all balls in the air

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Linen cupboards then and now

Linen cupboards have exercised my mind lately. It started when my friend, writer Louise Allan, re-posted a Facebook memory about sheets she had folded meticulously. She said, I think with  tongue in cheek,

The epitome of housewifeliness — folding the sheets so you can’t tell the difference between the fitted and flat ones.

 

Linen cupboards

Linen cupboards

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Blue shoes begging to dance

Blue shoes didn’t top list of things I wanted. I certainly did not need them, but when they came into my life almost accidentally, I fell in love with them. These shoes may look quite ordinary, but to me they are very special. They beg me to dance.

Beautiful blue shoes

Beautiful blue shoes

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