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Blue Lavender

Blue Lavender You will smell it before you even see it. That unmistakable aroma that fills your nose and seeps into your senses. Instantly mellowing into a smooth and soothing scent. You open the lid and breathe in deeply inhaling and exhaling this floral cloud and as you do something washes over you. You feel …

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For the Love of Gin

Healing Herb Gardens There is nothing quite like a splash of gin in your glass to cure what ails, am I right? No story about gin would be complete without some reference to its history so here goes. Medicinal tipples began with the monks distilling alcoholic tonics from wine and infusing the liquor with juniper …

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Natures Medicine

Christmas Surprises It will be no surprise that Health is a trending topic up there with Fashion Fitness and Food. After two years of social distancing and working from home, the isolation and disconnection has taken its toll on everyone in some way. Happy was the day when our freedom to come together was restored …

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Cheers to Change

A Big Girls Solution to Change Are we changing the world or is the world changing us? I am feeling too old for all this drama. Its hard not to be bothered by the personal social and global changes happening to me and around me during this pandemic. Falling into this Daliesque’ world, every action …

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Shaken not Stirred

Shaken Abit The east coast of Australia had a James Bond moment “shaken not stirred” this morning. Bricks and mortar were tested, glass panes rattled as people scrambled outside. Life felt out of sync for 20 seconds with unexpected movements that we grappled to make sense of. Phoning friends and loved ones to confirm that …

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Tiki Cocktail Folly

Tiki Talk Excitement is lingering under a bunch of fruit. Did you know that fruit and Tiki are two words that go perfectly together like bread and butter, body and soul, Adam and Eve. I discovered a new enthusiasm for the word “tiki” quite recently after playing around with the rum I keep at the …

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Thanks DAD

Father’s Day Memories Father’s Day falls the first Sunday of September. This year is the first time in my life I don’t have a father to buy a card for or a dad to spend time with. It makes me smile to remember how easy it was to shop for him. How I would visit …

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