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POPSY190's Blogs

BLC 28 Reflections
Wednesday, August 05, 2015      9 comments

This is the last week of this round – our emoticon Panther Captain has written a thought-provoking message to ... Read more
BLC - a challenge of "Infinite Variety"- now registering!!!
Thursday, December 18, 2014      8 comments
gid=64133 Above is the link to registration for BL27. If you have ever been curious about this challenge this is the team to join. There you will find others who are ... Read more
BLC26 Expectations
Friday, September 19, 2014      16 comments

Expectations for BL26 I expect to get back on track with diet and exercise. Even after a few days I am well on the way here. I expect the fitness streak to help with this. I expect to meet new friends and continue contact with old ones... Read more
The Saving Grace : BiggestLoserChallenge 25
Friday, July 18, 2014      18 comments

My third round of being with the Biggest Loser Challenge is coming to an end. This was round 25 so, very appropriately, had Silver as the theme. This blog is part of the final Weekend Challenge to reflect on my experience of the round. It ca... Read more
Stress Management for Women!
Saturday, June 07, 2014      20 comments

Stress Management for Women! This is absolutely wonderful!!!! A young lady confidently walked around the room while leading and explaining stress management to an audience with a raised glass of water. Everyone knew she was going to ask the... Read more
Reading Bingo
Monday, May 05, 2014      14 comments

Just recently our local library blog carried an account of reading challenges the writer had undertaken.
g/reading-bingo/ ... Read more
The Fitness Test
Sunday, May 04, 2014      15 comments

I did this test for BL25 on Saturday.It wasn't too difficult to organise. I mapped a walk around my district so that I established a one mile route and got round it in 18 minutes which I didn't think was too bad. I wrote down exactly where I wen... Read more
Personal writing task:SILVER ROUND GOALS
Friday, May 02, 2014      14 comments

SILVER ROUND GOALS Twelve weeks in which to Achieve! 84 days in which to make a Difference! Three months to Control! How will I take advantage of this opportunity? And it is an opportunity, freely given and taken up. It is not something foi... Read more
My Summer Kamp
Thursday, April 24, 2014      20 comments

My summer kamp would be somewhere temperate – not too hot, not too cold, and definitely not humid! I am definitely too old for roughing it so my ideal kamping would be Glamping! Something like this ... Read more
Life Scripts
Tuesday, April 22, 2014      16 comments

My husband is an insulin dependent diabetic and in his local newsletter which arrived today there was an article that applies to life in general as well as to diabetes management. The information given is not new but bears repetition. And I... Read more
CulinaryChem: Spice GINGER
Tuesday, April 15, 2014      19 comments

My chosen spice is ---GINGER--- in all its forms, fresh root, powdered, crystallised, preserved – I love it! Most people will be familiar with it in biscuits (cookies) and gingerbread cake but I like it in savoury dishes as well. I like g... Read more
Humour gets us through!
Tuesday, April 15, 2014      12 comments

This was produced by CTV, the company whose building collapsed with tragic outcome on 22 Feb, 2011. With the help of other media businesses they were able to re-establish themselves and get back on air. Those who have ever heard David Attenbo... Read more
History, royals and the Earth
Monday, April 14, 2014      17 comments

Yesterday I spent in the central city. I went to see the royals. This was Prince William’s third visit since the quakes and the first time in Christchurch for the Duchess. The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall also came last year to lo... Read more
Christchurch Rebuild
Friday, April 11, 2014      15 comments
-places-to-go.html?_r=0 We are number 2 on this list and I can see why. There is definitely a sense of something happening in this city. But for many people it’s still ... Read more
Commonplace Bk organisation: writing class c.
Wednesday, April 02, 2014      12 comments

I'm keeping the organisation simple and have only 4 headings: Book Precis, Words, Exemplars and Quotations. I've made coloured labels and pasted them at various pages throughout. I'm using coloured paperclips to mark the last page used in each s... Read more

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