Auslan or finger spelling

When I was last on a Zoom call with my brothers and sister we somehow mentioned the use of sign language.  I can’t remember what the context was, possibly when we were talking about the sign language being used in the daily press conferences on COVID, but I know I mentioned how as children we…

Early morning call

Received an excited Facetime call from our granddaughter this morning.  She had lost her first tooth and wanted to share with us.  There is happiness in every day. The joys of grandchildren.

The story of Anne Frank

I visited the Bairnsdale Library last week as there is a new exhibition about Anne Frank on the top floor of the library. The exhibition opened in The Jewish Holocaust Centre in Melbourne and is now travelling around the country. In 2015 the Anne Frank House introduced a new generation of travelling exhibitions: “Let Me…

Tuesday travels. . . Tomnahurich, Hill of the Fairies, Inverness

Yes it is cemetery gates and you may be asking what this has to do with our travels.  Tomnahurich, Hill of the Fairies, is a place I visited as a child when I was on a caravaning holiday with my father and brother and sisters.  I remember enjoying wandering around the hillside reading the inscriptions…

Memories of mum

I was doing some wool winding yesterday and as I was doing the winding it brought back memories of standing, as a child, with my arms out so my mum could wind her balls of wool.  I have no memory of what she knitted but the arms out is indeed a strong memory. I have…

Memories stirred when cleaning out the computer documents.

A couple of days ago I spent nearly a whole morning working on tidying up documents on my computer.  I had been looking for a particular document on the computer and realised that I had a lot of “stuff” on the computer that I no longer needed.  I guess it was a bit like cleaning…