As we had Valentine’s Day during the week, I thought it timely to talk about romantic love. Hubby and I are not much into Valentine’s Day, so apart from a Toastmasters meeting devoted to Valentine’s Day, the day went largely unnoticed by the both of us. We occasionally buy each other Valentine’s cards, but the one I bought him a few years ago was such a perfect card for him,
For those of us in Australia, the concern this weekend is for the federal election. I rarely watch any news on television, because I know that the media are like sharks, feeding on any fears that arise. A recent exception was just after Brexit (the exit of Britain from the European Union), mainly because my husband, Jon, is a Brit, and he was keen to hear what was happening. There
I am in the process of practising my second speech for Toastmasters, which I am presenting next week. At the moment, therefore, my focus is on the subject of that speech – Improving Our Health. In order to write the speech, I had to consider all of the factors which I believe have contributed to my good health. As I mention in the speech, I cannot boast perfect health, by
I used to be a fan of the original Star Trek many years ago, but, after years of repeats, the novelty began to wear off. Or perhaps it was because what had once been science fiction became science fact. The communicators used by Captain Kirk and Doctor McCoy became outdated by our mobile phones. Space flight became a bit ho-hum with the advent of the shuttle and international space stations.