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About stemgir1

Scientist, mother, survivor of childhood cancer, diagnosed in 2013 with breast cancer. Lover of life.

Wordless Wednesday: Spring in the Yarra Valley


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Weekly Photo Challenge: Today Was a Good Day

Today was a good day. After a gruelling couple of weeks at work I gave myself the day off. My father is in poor health with a neurological disorder and brain damage caused by a fall last year. He is … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inspiration 

  As I trawled through my photos of sunsets, mountains, gardens, trees and sea to find one that would best depict the inspiration I derive from nature’s beauty, I came across this one. This is my chair that I knew I … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Winter break on the Gold Coast


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Weekly Photo Challenge: On the way 

I’ve been in Las Vegas this week for a conference. Everything is miles apart. I’ve walked so far I have blisters, and I’ve sure seen a lot on the way!               

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The Footsteps Echo

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Candle lit in Church of Saint Gervais, Paris in memory of Meg Burville 29th April 2014. The footsteps echo softly down the corridors of time, And memories gently stir like windmills of…

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When Believing is Seeing

Today I awoke to read the news of the incredible discovery of a “Supervoid”, a gigantic hole in the universe and the largest structure ever identified by humans. At 1.8 billion light years across, astronomers are calling it “huge”. An … Continue reading

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