Adventures Of Betsy, knitting, mental health, Patterns, reflections

She sells seashells by the sea shore.

I choose happy. It’s not easy to do at times. Life can throw challenges, that can test the best of us. Eyre peninsula Perlubie Beach The choice of happiness takes self discipline and practice. Learning to make better choices in how I react to events isn’t easy. It requires breaking a lifetime of ingrained patterns… Continue reading She sells seashells by the sea shore.

Adventures Of Betsy, mental health

Vanlife + crochet = calm

Corner to corner crochet Life doesn’t get that much better. Sitting by the Mighty Murray River, curling up with my crochet, watching the river flow by. The occasional water bird comes near to check out Kouta the Greyhound as she lounges on her bed outside Betsy the Van. I’m remembering who I am and who… Continue reading Vanlife + crochet = calm

Adventures Of Betsy


I’ve had a lovely weekend, out and about in my van Betsy, with Kouta my greyhound friend. We headed north Friday after work, escaping the rain. Camping Friday night, 10km north of Hawker. Waking to beautiful views. Saturday we headed out to Hookina, exploring and finding a Geocache to add to my tally. It was… Continue reading Exploring

Adventures Of Betsy

Appila Springs

Ashford Merino DK ‘Appila Hat’ I spent a lovely night out at one of my favourite spots. Appila Springs. It was a little chill but not as cold as it can be at this time of year. It’s a lovely peaceful place, with the water trickling over rocks. Kouta came with me and enjoyed her… Continue reading Appila Springs

Adventures Of Betsy, mental health, reflections

All in the right time

An amazing sunset tonight. I’m sitting by the sea after a week of being laid low by a cold virus. Being asthmatic my body needed a little help to recover. Mangroves with a view of the Flinders I met a fisherman and we chatted. I wished him luck. His reply made me stop and think.… Continue reading All in the right time