August 4, 2017

The Cochlear Implant Process - 4 days after "switch on".

July 20, 2017

Are you thinking of a cochlear implant? My personal journey.

July 12, 2017

As I write I have butterflies in my tummy - trepidation and excitement fluttering around in there. However, I am happy that I have made the decision to have a cochlear implant in my right ear. A weekend away last weekend reaffirmed my decision. At times I am heartbroke...

May 26, 2017

Well, I guess I should have know by now. How on earth was I going to hear any of the talks? The day and bookings were kindly arranged by a friend for a small group - ouch, her hard work and I had to give up. But I am now used to this scenario and am unperturbed by thes...

December 18, 2016


Yes - the luxury of spare time and where better to spend it than in antique/recycled/salvage haunts? If we should be downsizing (as this Nanna is) then the hunt for goodies that will fit into unaccustomed small spaces becomes hugely important...

December 7, 2016

I just love this wee potato. The Kipfler potato has a narrow, elongated, finger-like shape. Easy to grow.

November 25, 2016

SO EASY!!!!! The perfume of Sydney at Christmas!!! I have successfully taken Gardenia Magnifica cuttings before and some are in the garden and the one below is waiting for the

October 29, 2016

Wow - bits of green everywhere. The early morning "pyjama coffee in hand patrol" around the garden is daily more interesting. The pomegranate is flowering, gard

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Lifestyle Aspects of Modern Grandparents


Julie Byrnes

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