Category Archives: life

Cloc Musical Theatre Review – Les Miserables

 Cloc Musical Theatre Review ‘Cloc Musical Theatre’ Production of Les Miserables- A Review by Michael E Thornley My partner Kim and I had the pleasure of attending the Cloc Theatre Companies production of Les Miserables on 23rd May 2017. It … Continue reading

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Why Intelligent People Can’t find Happiness

Why Intelligent People Can’t find Happiness Posted by The Minds Journal Editorial | Self Development I am sharing the following post from the Minds Journal Editorial. I can really associate  with what is said and knew I was brilliant! 😉 … Continue reading

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Diary of a DNA Test – with Ancestry dot com

I am sharing with you today a story by Ancestry.com about one woman’s experience with DNA testing for genealogical purposes. I too have done this and it has been incredible finding out the results which went a lonf way to … Continue reading

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Rumi – Poet and Scholar

Rumi Quotes The Love and Wisdom of Rumi, Persian Poet & Scholar Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī and more popularly simply as Rumi, was a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, Islamic scholar, theologian and Sufi mystic.  His work transcends … Continue reading

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Emerald City – Grant Dodwell’s Australian National Theatre Live

Grant Dodwell’s Australian National Theatre Live brings Emerald City into cinemas. Recently on my Gypsy Traveller Tour of Eastern Australia, I had the good fortune to be invited to the screening of Grant Dodwell’s Australian National Theatre Live production of … Continue reading

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Synchronicity – signs, signs, everywhere are signs

 Synchronicity – ” the simultaneous occurrence of events which appear significantly related but have no discernible causal connection.”  ….or do they? Seeing ‘signs’ or recognising  interrelated occurrences happens to all of us.  I do not think that anyone could deny this … Continue reading

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Family Tree – Curious about Your Origins?

‘Who is in Your Family Tree?… Where to Begin Your Research’ by Michael Thornley   THORNLEY GENEALOGICAL SERVICES (Thornley Genealogical Services on Facebook) Email- michaelthornley@rocketmail.com What is Genealogy? the study of family history the history of a particular family showing how … Continue reading

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Social Media – a great way to make new friends

Over the years Social Media has been blamed for many things such as feeding peoples addictive behaviour; creating face to face communication breakdown; the breaking up of marriages etc. It is not Social Media that is to blame but the choices … Continue reading

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Live and Experience Your Life’s List – The Gypsy Traveller on tour

Live and Experience Your Life’s List – The Gypsy Traveller on tour  Greetings from Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory, Australia. As many of you know I have been ‘Living the Lifestyle‘ that I chose and created for myself. I … Continue reading

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Four Pillars of a Good Life- Health Wealth Love & Happiness

The Four Pillars of a Good Life are – Health, Wealth, Love and Happiness. A ‘Good Life’ is relative to the individual and the ‘4 Pillars of a ‘Good Life– Health, Wealth, Love and Happiness are the main criteria in … Continue reading

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