Quilting Lessons

Julia has agreed to teach basic quilting and I can’t wait! I’ve signed up and I’m ready to go. We’ll start with hand-sewn squares, which apparently is the best way…

Continue Reading Quilting Lessons

Seniors Week Expo!

February brings tidings of new beginnings. As the Lunar New Year launches on the 5th February, we celebrate the Year of the Pig.  And what better way to welcome the…

Continue Reading Seniors Week Expo!
Seniors Week Expo!
Mountain View

Dangerous Scam!

Beware of a  scam that I consider to be extremely dangerous. Recently I missed a call from an 02 number. The caller left a message, and when I dialled my…

Continue Reading Dangerous Scam!

The Recipe Book

Cooking! The Chore We Either Love or Hate.... I have always found the hardest part of cooking is just figuring out what to cook. Day in and day out, we…

Continue Reading The Recipe Book

Spam!

Spammers - the callers we love to hate! We all hate getting those annoying phone calls, at the most inopportune times,  from people trying to sell everything from Life Insurance…

Continue Reading Spam!

Who Is Responsible?

When something goes wrong and we are faced with an expensive repair job, the first question most of us ask is 'Who Is Responsible?' While most situations are easily determined…

Continue Reading Who Is Responsible?

Retirement Re-Badged

Aveo China Campus Being part of a Retirement Village can have it's benefits - beyond the obvious: like-minded neighbours; peaceful and quiet living; security of having retired neighbours watching out for…

Continue Reading Retirement Re-Badged

Photos of China

Photos from China On the second day of the tour, Joan, Lynette and I decided to check out Zhujiajia, a town just 10 minutes from the Campus. We were fascinated…

Continue Reading Photos of China
Photos of China
Looking down from the bridge...

Planning Stage

Suzy Cornelius outlines the travel opportunity for Australian Aveo residents to visit the Aveo campus in Shanghai. It sounded good, but got even better when I found out there was…

Continue Reading Planning Stage

Sailing Solo

Travelling the Lonely Planet - Alone... Not everyone has a travel-buddy to share the journey with. There are some who make their way alone, for a variety of reasons and…

Continue Reading Sailing Solo

Travel-Tips

Some suggestions for topics to explore here.... What to pack? What not to pack? What will I need? How will I get there? Is there a single supplement? Where do…

Continue Reading Travel-Tips
Travel-Tips
Train, Plane or Ship? Which one will you use to get away?

Hints & Tips

Ideas On How To Make Life Easier - And Who Doesn't Need That? We've all got a few quick tips for doing the mundane jobs in life, and this is where…

Continue Reading Hints & Tips