A New Woman on the Honours List


Aunty-Phylis No. It’s not me. But I do know her: she inspired this new song I completed on New Year’s Eve. It might be you! I first wrote this song in 1979, so she was around then … If you want to get an idea of what she looks like, download the song lyric sheet under this article.

Meanwhile, we all want to know what woman YOU are nominating for our new Honours award, The Honey & the Star - no doubt you have several in mind. Write their names below via the ‘comments’ section, and tell us a little about those special women – we can’t wait to read about them!

The Honey & the Star

Do ya wanna hear a picture of a walking inspiration?
She’s an open invitation to a heart that needs to love
She makes you sing and smile. She’s a honey, free and wild
She’s the warmest lady, aunty, grandma, mother, loyal friend

She’s all around the country – her home is everywhere
She has a place for everyone. Everyone has a place for her
She wraps her arms around you, you never want to leave
As her laughter is so relaxed and life is a breeze

Yes, lovely lady, I’m talking about you
Singing your praises – the country should too
They never will, so here’s a medal – shows how wonderful you are
In our honours list you’ve won The Honey & The Star

You may not have a classy style – you’re sort of ‘universal’, and
I know when you’re around because I feel you everywhere
Friends, I cannot put my finger on what it is about her
It’s a privilege to know her – it’s a buzz to have her near
Yes, lovely lady …

You have so much to teach me that I cannot find in writing
And I feel you are inviting me to a yummy afternoon tea
You’re clear & quite uncluttered – though your list is overflowing
That reminds me, time is going. It’s another new year’s eve

Well if this song is pretty it is just a spark of the beauty
Of this special kind of woman and the warmth her heart abounds
Her love will shine forever. Take a moment to remember
To express a little thank you – she won’t always be around

The Honey & the Star - Free Download Song Lyrics

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4 responses to “A New Woman on the Honours List

  1. Great to hear about Lisa, Diana – she sounds inspiring. Thank you for your felicitations re the New Year – and to you and yours, and of course, Lisa, our new candidate! Indeed we look forward to a welly visit soon I hope!

  2. Diana

    My friend Lisa from Hamilton epitomizes the lyrics. She has an open heart, thinks the best of everyone and is at peace with herself. Happy New Year to you and Charles. We do hope you will come and stay with us at the hut soon. Diana

  3. Penny – I think rather it is you … you have another nomination? It would be great to see Australia on the list! hugs …

  4. Yes my dear lady YOU! I love the lyrics to this song! You are truly an inspiration and a Honey and a Star! xox

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