Category: Melinda’s voice

Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin

I don’t find this woman particularly inspiring, I find her an interesting woman who lived in a time of great change for women. The 1960s were a decade of revolution and change in politics, music and society. It was an era of protest. The civil rights movement had people protesting about the rights of different …

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People at the bakery.

People at the bakery.

I spent time today just sitting. Sitting outside on a long wooden bench seat at Suffolk Park bakery. Taking delight in a caramel latte, dressed in cut off denim shorts, a bikini top, and a chiffon kimono top (I would NEVER dress like this to go the bakery at home). Suffolk Park is about 6km …

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Getting naked.

Getting naked.

Ok,  there is one beach activity that I am finding fascinating while on holidays. Every day we walk over the headland to a lookout, to the right of the lookout is a gorgeous little cove that is called Kings Beach. Kings Beach is a nude beach/ clothes optional/ au naturel beach – whatever you want …

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Review of Womankind

Review of Womankind

Here is my review of Australian Womankind magazine. At first when I picked up the magazine, the first thing that I noticed was the beautiful images. As I mentioned in my last post it takes a lot for me to part with $14.95 for a mag, so I wasn’t just looking for pretty pictures to …

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School holidays tomorrow

School holidays tomorrow

End of school for another year. THANK god. I am extremely excited to not have to do school lunches, iron uniforms, and battle the ridiculous school traffic for the next seven weeks. I am over the moon that I don’t have to even try and attempt to help with year 8 homework (especially algebra) and …

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Lets experience each other.

Lets experience each other.

I follow theartidote on Instagram.  One of the posts from this week started like this: “I hope you meet someone who wants to experience you and not just see you by their eyes.” Another excerpt was: Someone who wants to experience you like a masterpiece: Whenever we observe a masterpiece, we get the urge to touch it – …

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The tattoo no one knew about.

The tattoo no one knew about.

30th November my last day of 30 days of blogging. I really didn’t have faith in myself on 1st November that I would actually make the 30 days. I am so glad that I did though, it has been a fun but confronting and scary challenge for me. I have found it incredibly nerve wracking …

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Saturday 28th November. Merry Christmas, yes today my side of the family celebrated Christmas. We won’t all be together for the 25th December 2015, and this weekend was the only weekend that we were all going to be in the same vicinity, (except my sister who had to drive 6hrs to be with us). Everyone …

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Todays people

Todays people

It made me think of my husband’s Pa. This was one of his favourite quotes. He was a wise old farmer, who had lived and worked on the land all of his life, he was blessed with a large family of 8 kids. My husband’s favourite childhood memories are from spending time at the farm …

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White Ribbon Day

White Ribbon Day

  All women live in safety free from all forms of men’s violence. – This is the vision for Originating in Canada in 1991, the all-male led initiative aims to end male violence against women. November 25 – White Ribbon day is the start of 16 Days of Activism to Stop Violence against Women, which …

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