Share Your World … July 17, 2017
What is your favorite cheese?
I LOVE Jarlsberg cheese (the yummy cheese with the holes in it). You can even buy it in slices and I do and I love it on my sandwiches.
Are you left or right handed?
I am left handed…I know, I know…Devil child,lol
Do you prefer exercising your mind or your body? How frequently do you do either?
I probably exercise my mind more than my body, but I definitely need to start exercising my body a lot more than I have been. I went to run for a bus, but I felt so stiff running for it and I as I was running for it, I realised I couldn’t even remember the last time that I ran…For anything,lol
Complete this sentence: Hot days are …
a long time coming! We are currently in the middle of Winter here and I am completely missing Summer!
I usually do these posts on a Friday because it’s give me a whole week to reflect from the last one. I can’t help but start to dream of Summer though even before Friday. Due to me being in the Southern Hemisphere, we are heading towards the colder weather. Each day is getting that little more warmer. Hence why I am writing this Blog earlier than I usually do, because being cold makes me think of all the lovely warm things Summer brings with it.
- Dresses and Skirts
- Ice Blocks…I don’t really eat ice cream, mainly ice blocks.
- It feels easier to travel to places.
- Places just seem nicer to visit. Not only do I mean actual places seems nice to visit, but as my above answer says, travelling just seems more pleasant.
- It’s usually lighter outside for longer.
- For me, being in the southern hemisphere, means that Summer is during Christmas. Lots of public holidays, lots of seeing people you love.
- Going for leisurely walks with my dog, instead of rushed ones, hoping we don’t get wet and cold…and potentially getting ourselves sick.
- New Years is also over Summer and this year we’re going to be going to a hotel looking over a popular beach. It’s going to be fantastic!
“That moment when you are struggling in the heat because there has been no Spring and it was just kind of skipped, straight onto Summer, and you didn’t even realise it”.
I was very interested to find out that today, in my state, is the date of June Solstice (the 21st) early in the morning.
What is the June Solstice, I hear you ask? Well I shall tell you.
The June or Winter Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere is the shortest day of the year, while in the Northern hemisphere it is considered to be the longest day of the year. Now by “longest” and “shortest” I mean the amount of daylight during that one day. The June solstice is the Summer Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and the Winter Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere. Usually it happens anywhere between the 20th and the 22nd, depending on your time zone.
You can look up your local time for the Winter or Summer Solstice via this link.
So another year another Australia Day (Wiki) (which also means a Public Holiday …YAY!) Australia Day is celebrated annually on the 26th of January and the reason is straightforward. It’s to “celebrate” the arrival of the First Fleet of British Ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales, and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at that site by Governor Arthur Phillip. Over the last few years it’s created a few problems, clearly as it also means the moment where the people who are indigenous to Australia were slaughtered (think what happened to the Native Americans).
Today I shall be enjoying the day off of work with going to the beach with a few friends and my partner down at the beach. The weather has actually been a bit off and has been cold (it’s supposed to be the middle of Summer at the moment). The other exciting thing on Australia Day is that people who took the Citizenship test and passed it, get their official certificate on this day. The ceremony to receive the certificate takes place on this day and they have a ceremony for it.
I HATE Winter, I swear it’s been so cold this year and I know that last weekend we had one of our coldest days is quiet a few years. This year has been particularly rough though. Last weekend was cold in Melbourne and when I came home it was freezing, much colder than Melbourne, which was odd. This weekend I spent the weekend with my partners family and I was freezing.
What do you all like to do when it’s cold? Generally if I’m by myself I’ll cuddle up with a blanket and luckily my puppy means that she loves sitting on my lap and is like a little water bottle. This weekend was horrible because there was no heating in the little granny flat we were in and it got below 0! I don’t deal well with the cold and I hate not being able to have a little heater around to just take the edge off while I get changed. My bones and everything just hurt. I hate it…
This is mainly a rant blog because it’s so cold and now I’m home and all warm and it does feel magical. I feel my body coming to life again.
Are you, my dear readers, a Winter or a Summer person…Or even a Spring or Autumn person?
In case you have been wondering, I am a Australian person, the good old “Down Under”. Today is the first day of Summer, although you wouldn’t know that with the grey clouds and the threat of a storm coming.
Feeling in a particular good mood today as it’s the first day of Summer, first day of Christmas and the last month of this pretty bad year,lol…So while I am putting up my Christmas Tree today, why don’t you all enjoy this song that I found…You might have heard of it ~.^
Uploaded by Disney UK
Published on 13 Nov 2013
The Official karaoke version of Disney’s Frozen “In Summer.” Join in and sing-a-long with Olaf!
Soundtrack available to buy now:
iTunes – http://po.st/GtBFzg
Amazon – http://po.st/JYuVWf