a~m .

a~m .

Illawong, Sydney, Australia


You Know You're Aussie if...

Heading into 2010 Australia Day festivities…I wish all you(s) Aussies out there a safe and relaxing break…and thought i’d re-post this internet list from Aussie Day last year (actually i combined a couple of lists i found into this one) ♥

You know you’re Australian if …
  • You know the meaning of the word ‘girt’.
  • You believe that stubbies can be either drunk or worn.
  • You think it’s normal to have a leader called Kevin.
  • You waddle when you walk due to the 53 expired petrol discount vouchers stuffed in your wallet or purse.
  • You’ve made a bong out of your garden hose rather than use it for something illegal such as watering the garden.
  • You believe it is appropriate to put a rubber in your son’s pencil case when he first attends school.
  • You’

Pieces of Me....

so…the lovely MOS has given us a challenge for a HP layout ( Over at the Forum ) – using art from various artists on RB which depicts our own character, etc… and to give descriptions/explanations why….. and given i’m a rather private person – it was a challenge on a personal level.. but again a pleasure to search the brilliant art work here!! ♥

….so here goes…

Family – The cycle – i’m just in awe and always will be…and forever grateful for the love and bonds…

My Small Circle of Real Friends – Priceless – who are standing right there beside me… thru the laughter and tears…the famine and feast – no words can describe my gratitude –

The beauty of nature continually lifts my sp…

By Way of Introduction.....(50 things)

okays… so by way of introduction and my first journal here….

the fifty funky fabulous totally futile and frivilous facts

1. Do you like blue cheese?
aww..gawd.. the smell alone puts me off… but it’s probably the ONLY cheese I don’t LOVE…altho like most other stuff in my fridge, it all eventually ends up blue.. or a bluish/green actually…

2. Have you ever smoked a cigarette?
hehe… yeah.. growing up in the early 70s my sister and I had heard about smoking “grass” so after I mowed the lawn one Sunday.. we decided to pinch some ciggie wrappers from our older brother and roll a bit of dried kikuyu… bloody hell .. we nearly choked to death.. and that kinda did it for us…. for life!!!

3. Do you own a gun?
Thankfully no… tis not part of the aussie culture…and I’d be an orphan behind bar…

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