Secret to Sparkling Mirrors

The secret to sparkling mirrors and windows is what to use and how you use it. This is according to my friend who trialled some of her home remedy tips on my mirrors and windows. Equipment 500mL spray bottle 1 part white vinegar 3 parts water newspaper chux cloth (if needed) Step 1 If really dirty, wipe mirror…

Cute Cottage Café — at QCWA Yungaburra

QCWA Yungaburra set up their quaint cottage as a Cafe for their famous morning teas during the the famous or infamous Yungaburra Markets.  Each 4th Saturday of the month from 8am to 12noon, Yungaburra market goers know where they can sit back, relax, eat and socialise. The two most popular of the homemade goodies QCWA…

Creation of the Curtain Fig

When three trees became one, it’s nature’s way of reclaiming itself. The Curtain Fig Tree is as it sounds — a curtain of root tendrils draped across other trees. Over time, it pushes and squishes the trees together, wrapping it in its tree roots, making it one big curtain fig. The Curtain Fig National Park …

Tidy Pantry, Tidy Mind

Rows in a pantry work well for me. It’s a quick visual snapshot of what’s in there. In my mind, it helps me feel organised and prepared. It gives me a certain satisfaction after I’ve spring cleaned the pantry. When preparing for any unexpected eventualities, food is something you can’t do without. It’s good to…

Caring, Café & Cottages

Time for some health and wellbeing pampering. I took myself to a quaint Café in the little village of Yungaburra, up on the Atherton Tablelands. I was overdue for some special ‘caring’ me time. I hadn’t been in this little Café before, but it felt  delightful: the glistening white crockery against the mat timber table;…

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…

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.…