I just want to wish one and all a HAPPY New Year! I wish a brighter 2022 for you. I have a few points I hope you will consider:↪ As cliché as it sounds – reach for the stars. Be amongst the stars … shine brightly amongst other stars! ↪ SPARKLE! I have been talkingContinue reading “Excess Baggage”
Author Archives: Ruby West
The Paper Mill Liquid Brush Markers
I’m using lockdown as an opportunity to learn new skills. One of which is watercolour painting. Last March I did a course taught by Parika Mahajan – Floral Watercolour Workshop (Yamogu Academy). I enjoyed it so much it’s a new hobby of mine Obviously, I still have a lot of techniques to learn and practiceContinue reading “The Paper Mill Liquid Brush Markers”
Currently reading @yuval_noah_harari ‘s book – ‘Sapiens, A Brief History of Humankind’. It’s quite a thick book so it’s taking a long time to finish. Someone described it as an entertaining book. I thought that person must love punishment. 😅😂 But It is quite entertaining indeed. I am enjoying the “fun facts”, studies and argumentsContinue reading “Sapiens”
The Dictionary of Lost Words – Book Review
The Dictionary of Lost Words is not a Disney Movie. It’s an anime. It has a complicated plot with complicated characters and set in a very complicated world. The good guys did not really win in the end. But did they lose?
Say Hello – Book Review
Carly unravelling, embracing and loving her being. She found pride. She found her voice. She found her tribe. Say Hello is a great awareness and educational resource. It is full of information about how you can actually help people with disability written by a person with disability.
As a Mum
Poetry. Greatness in being a Mum.
NAIDOC Week 2021 will be held from Sunday 4 July to Sunday 11 July. The theme is #healcountryTo better explain the concept please read from the organisation itself.https://www.naidoc.org.au/news/2021-naidoc-week-theme-announced-heal-country I get too passionate and political about racism but I can’t help myself. I have been unfollowed because of my views. It’s easy for those who didContinue reading “#HealCountry”
Gaysia – Book Review
The yellow cover attracted me as I wander the aisle of Kinokuniya Sydney and the words GAYSIA and then BENJAMIN LAW. I admire Benjamin Law’s clever writing and reviews in Frankie magazine. My family also watches The Family Law on SBS. The drama series was introduced to me by my husband and I was hooked.Continue reading “Gaysia – Book Review”
Pumpkin and Cauliflower Mac
A healthier version of mac and cheese with pumpkin and cauliflower.
Becoming by Michelle Obama – Book Review
Becoming by Michelle Obama – Book Review. At a glance, Becoming appears to be a fairytale story. “Poor” girl from the Southside of Chicago; married the “prince” of Hawaii and they lived happily ever after in a palace called the White House.