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“You’d Be Pretty Without Those Scars” by Karletta Marie

Short story about discovering what true beauty really means …   Subscribe The scent of nail varnish, L’Oreal shampoo and hair dye settle in my nostrils.  The mirror clad walls reflect soft down-lights on ivory coloured tiles, and I hear Mariah Carey’s,  “I don’t wanna cry” playing in the background.   I’m draped in an unflattering […]

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Trip to the “Troubles” Changed The Way I Viewed The World

As a teen growing up in Australia, I dreamed of traveling the world, but vowed never to travel to Belfast, Ireland.   Thirty years later, I met Belfast and her people face-to-face for the first time.  It turned out to be a life-changing experience.It’s 1987. I’m listening to Rick Astley on vinyl, sporting “Kylie Minogue” […]

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Mystery Package Takes Me To South Africa by Karletta Marie

True story of the mystery package that inspires a young Australian girl to travel  to South Africa and create her true freedom-to-travel lifestyle.35 years ago a mystery package arrived in our mail-box. It was a big, rectangular, yellow-golden envelope and I could feel the soft, spongy bubble-wrap inside. The name on the front was written […]

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He Smelt So Good – Aussie Antics at the Toowoomba Flower Festival

 Short Story… Be Inspired To Experience The Toowoomba Flower Festival, Queensland AustraliaYou Won’t Want To Miss This Carnival of Colour !My eyes dance from one display to the next, hungry to taste from every bed of blooms. Tulips, wisteria, poppies and petunias; a vivid bouquet of delicious blues, purples, pinks and oranges… I close my […]

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What’s In A Raindrop?

Stop for a moment, take off your busy badge, sit still and look closely;
you’ll discover a whole world in a raindrop

~ Karletta Marie

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