Let me start off by saying i appreciate you all reading my blog. Today i am taking a different avenue about chronic illness, chronic pain and the frustration that comes with this. I am not writing out of self pity but rather an awareness or insight into my last few weeks. I have been to… Continue reading KEEPING IT REAL
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Its already June, can you believe it? June in the Southern Hemisphere marks the beginning of Winter, its darker earlier, warm clothing, open fires and cold mornings. June also holds a special place in my heart. It was the month i moved to my new hometown in North East Victoria (Australia). It was 11 years… Continue reading New Beginnings
It is Wednesday evening and i have had a day of eating, laughter, bingo, hooky and (bad) singing. Every Wednesday i volunteer through my local Council. I spend the day with a group of elderly men. My Boss organises what we do each week. We may go to another town, look around and have a… Continue reading My Favourite Day
As i sit here pondering the last months all i feel is a struggle. Why cant i move on? What's holding me back? What am i scared of? How will i cope? One of my favourite quotes is 'You Are Stronger Than You Think'. It has become my motto as my life changes. I have… Continue reading It takes strength to change..
As we head into Mother's Day here, in Australia, in a few weeks i would like to pay homage to my Mum, Denise. My Mum was a single Mother who brought up two children solely on her own with no help from my Father. My Brother and i never wanted for anything and were always… Continue reading A Pure Love
As i sit here on a Sunday night i'm about to embark on a whole new journey into the world of blogging. My name is Courtney Soutar, i'm 49 and live in country Victoria, Australia. I have a passion for many things, my family, my friends, anything to do with dogs, tea and my volunteer… Continue reading A Whole New World