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A Fair Lady – Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn exuded a sophistication, class and elegance which has been reserved for the era of legendary movie stars. When I grew up, I recall having watched My Fair Lady several times. Also Gigi and Breakfast at Tiffany’s. She has had quite a collection of movies, but My Fair Lady has always stuck with me. Her transformation; as a poor…

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Sound Meditation – Healing Vibrations

Sound meditation is part of Eastern Yoga where vibrations play a role. The theory behind the music vibration is that every yoga movement affects one of our chakras, and every chakra has a sound. The sound meditation also works on the water structure in our bodies and the Seven (7) Chakra system through healing vibrations.…

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Music to My Ears

I marvel at the talents of young musicians. How they commit to learning an instrument, then play to create such joyous music. I appreciate when a musically-minded person plays a piece, which uplifts  me. You know how many hours of practice, passion and commitment was dedicated to achieve such a high standard. It warms my…

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Boiled Chocolate Cake – Family Favourite

Mum has been making this family favourite forever. Tried and true. It’s the only moist chocolate cake the kids and grand kids love. This recipe was given to her by my Aunty, 40 years ago. In turn it was given to my Aunty by a Home Economics teacher. By chance, many moons ago, she also…

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Petals & Pinecones – Creative Café

Wow! This place is an understatement! I love discovering niche places that immerse you in amazing and unique Cafe experiences. The colours, the tones and the textures are delightfully daring. The razzmatazz red velvets with gold guilding, the emerald green velvets with mahogany timber finishes, and the soft hues of colours are themes for various…

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Successful Succulents – Labour of Love

‘Succulents are a labour of love,’ according to a gardener from Oxley Nursery, Brisbane. ‘You need time and patience to grow them.’ We enjoyed a nursery outing where we were greeted with an extraordinary collection of succulents at its entrance. They may grow at a snail’s pace, but I was dazzled by the unique shapes…

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Yoga in the Rainforest

Yoga is about balance: mind, body, spirit and soul. It’s scientifically* proven that 10 deep breaths a day — in and out of the nose, send calming messages to the brain. These messages help you become more aware what’s going on in life. Balance and awareness will keep you going into old age.  According to Carina,…