REVIEW Years ago I started as a new manager at a firm I'd been working with. I started having panic attacks all the time. My heart was irregular or racing. I felt terrible. Terrible that I wasn't getting my head around my new role. That I was letting it get to me. I couldn't sleep … Continue reading Why bother with the dreaded decaf?
The sun meets the harbour bright and white. I cover my eyes squinting through the rays to watch the tug boat docking by the boardwalk. "Good morning" calls out the captain as he leans out from the wheelhouse. "A bit nippy". Lady Norman tug I smile up from my scooter vigorously rubbing my hands together. … Continue reading Mornings rituals
When the coffee kicks in it will be an ideal day. Is it the flavour, the aroma or the ritual? Who cares? I am alive, and ready to take on the day.
I just got 'back in the nick of time' today. I'd been 'galavanting around' the local cafes trying to find a coffee brand that 'piqued my interest'. Eventually I 'set up shop' in a local art cafe. I grabbed a coffee and a bit of cake, and sat and 'watched the world pass by'. Cool jazz played in … Continue reading Back in the nick of time
I was 'a bit gobsmacked' on the weekend. I scrolled through some blog posts of our local community group. In one post this bloke was 'having a go' at the lady that runs our local cafe. He was 'banging on' about how his pie was soggy. Oh 'for Pete's sake' it's a pie. Talk about … Continue reading I love Gozleme
I was looking 'rough as guts' after my morning session at the gym. It's bad enough when you aren't strong enough to put your 'head in a pony' but one glance in the mirror and I balked at the idea of heading back out. I 'didn't look like anything to write home about' so wasn't … Continue reading Chin wag
Cake, it's the perfect accompaniment for a great cup of coffee when your out and about. But you know what they say 'you cant judge a book by its cover'. Not all coffee shops can 'make the cut'. Their cakes and pastries look great in the display but how ripped off do you feel when … Continue reading Have your cake and eat it too