Author Archives: Iris B

About Iris B

Iris Blobel was born and raised in Germany and only immigrated to Australia in the late 1990s. Having had the travel bug most of her life, Iris spent quite some time living in Scotland, London as well as Canada where she actually had met her future husband. Her love for putting her stories onto paper has only recently emerged, but now her laptop is a constant companion. Iris resides west of Melbourne with her husband and her beautiful two daughters as well as her dog.

At a concert

It’s Monday 16 June …  the 167th day of the year 2014 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 198 days remaining until the end of this year. AND it’s Bloomsday in Ireland 🙂 Anyway, this girl is flat chat with … Continue reading

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Vive la dinners internacional

Happy Monday to everyone. Today is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar and there are 205 days remaining until the end of the year. We’re almost half way through the year! Here in Australia, we’re enjoying … Continue reading

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Let’s Dance …

Holy smokes, it’s June … Winter officially began yesterday in Australia! Anyway, we’re dancing this week. Well, the description is: At a Dance – anything about dancing or what happened at a dance. I know I will cop some crap … Continue reading

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Tell us about your Book Day

Time to shine everyone 4F1H has a free week this week, a perfect opportunity to help out my friends. The blog is open today for everyone to post a purchase link to a- the book you’re currently reading – or … Continue reading

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The Garden full of Kinder

“We’re not in this life just to work, we’re in it to live.” Cecelia Ahern “The Gift” We’re talking Child’s Play today… Where do I start? I grew up in a block of apartments, with lots of kids around. School … Continue reading

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Tangled in a Frozen El Dorado

Oh my goodness gracious, hallelujah, wham bang … We’re talking “Children’s movies” My inner child talking here, what a topic … and so little time. Eek. Where do I start? I’ve always loved kids’ movies. Always watched them and even … Continue reading

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You’re perfect to me

“My mom told me that I should trust the man who could see the sorrow behind my smile, the love behind my anger, and the reasons behind my silence.” ― Jill Shalvis, Always On My Mind     We seem to enter … Continue reading

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Touched by a TV Star

Goodness gracious me, another week gone. It’s been a couple of “employee-friendly” weeks here in Australia, with the Easter weekend and last week the ANZAC Day on Friday. And yes, I am aware, it’s not simply a Day Off, but … Continue reading

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Bring back the 80s

HAPPY EASTER May I begin with a big thanks to Kate Belle for taking over my Monday blog last week talking about the popularity of Rural Romance. It was much appreciated to get some help. And a great post indeed! … Continue reading

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My Guest: Australian Author Kate Belle

I was struck down with a cold last week and with my girls on holidays I’m running behind schedule … Kate Belle came to the rescue with a wonderful blog post. THANK YOU Kate! And please, don’t forget to check … Continue reading

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