Last November, I planted massed purple petunias for my mum. She loves them and keeps trying to decide which shade she likes best. But after months of hot summer sun, they have become straggly. The leaves have a dull white mould and although the flowers do their best to appear perky – it’s not a pretty sight.
Do you have a cherished memory that makes you feel good? As you read this article recall a cherished memory. Are you experiencing a warm, fuzzy glow? That’s nostalgia.
Our twentieth walk starts in Burwood and heads south to East Malvern station. This walk is gently undulating, and approximately 9km. We walk through many parks, both large and small. Longer than usual, this walk passes three railway stations (Alamein, Darling and East Malvern) so can be undertaken in sections if you prefer.
Family is something we should all be able to depend as we grow older – for safety, care and good company. But for many Australians who experience elder abuse, this is not always the case.