Author Archives: Sue Loncaric

Is 60 the Beginning or the End – It is Up to YOU!!!

Is 60 the Beginning or the End? Reaching 60 can be the beginning or the end of your life depending how you look at it.  I read an article this week which made me feel sad and then frustrated.  It was about a woman who feels invisible and 60.  At first I felt quite sorry for the lady and then… Read more »

Why you need to have your blood pressure checked today!

Blood pressure

  Had your blood pressure checked lately?   You don’t have to be over 45 to check your Blood Pressure. Hypertension can be a silent killer as we don’t even know we have it.  Read why you need to have your blood pressure checked today. If left unchecked, high blood pressure can have irreversible damage to the heart and kidneys… Read more »

Are you a Glamper or a Camper?

The question for today – Are you a Glamper or a Camper? It’s a long weekend and many couples and families are packing up and getting away from it all for a few days.  For me, if I’m going away I do like my creature comforts and would definitely class myself as a Glamper not a Camper.  I don’t mind… Read more »

All I want for Mother’s Day is……

All I want for Mother's Day

  Another Mother’s Day and the age old question of ‘what do we buy for Mum?’ Retailers, are bombarding us with catalogues of gift ideas and children (& Dads) are trying to work out what to buy.  It is another stressful time filled with commercialism, another chore to be done, when it should just be about spending time with your Mum… Read more »

Mother’s Day – A Letter to my Mum

  With this year’s Mother’s Day approaching, I thought I would write a letter to my Mum and dedicate this post to her.  So much has happened in the last 29 years since I saw her. Some things she would be happy about and other things in my life she would probably be disappointed about.  However the one thing that… Read more »

Anzac Day – The Daughters of Mars

  With Anzac Day approaching we celebrate and remember those who have fought in all wars to protect our country Australia. As it is the 100th Anniversary of Gallipoli there is much more focus on 25th April this year.  I would like to review a great book by Thomas Keneally.  It is called ‘The Daughters of Mars’. Set in 1915… Read more »

Sail Away – The Pros and Cons of Cruising

pros and cons of cruising

How does being waited on 24/7 sound to you? Why not Sail Away and enjoy a cruise?  Before you do I’ll give you the low down on the Pros and Cons of Cruising. I always thought that people who took cruise holidays fell into two categories. Firstly, living in Australia, I thought it was for young people to cruise the… Read more »

Chocaholics Rejoice – Its Okay to Eat Chocolate!

Chocaholics rejoice! Hands up who indulged (or overindulged) in Chocolate over the Easter break.  Come on, don’t hide it, we probably all ate at least one (or more) easter eggs or chocolate bunnies over the holidays. If you did, then I have some good news for you.

I’m a Yoga Convert!

When I think of yoga, I think of incense burning, vegetarians, people who run away to India, chanting ‘Ommmmm” – a little weird, whacky and airy fairy types of things.  I also can’t clear my mind for 5 seconds let alone meditate so have resisted many invitations from my ‘Saturday Sister’, running friend to attend a yoga class. I finally… Read more »