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
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