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A Mini Mother’s Day Meltdown

It’s Mother’s Day and I’ve been baking for Mum.  I made scones to say ‘I love you’, and to say ‘Thanks for housing me in your womb and pushing me out, only to have adult me living in your spare … Continue reading

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How I Find Joy in Christmas

Christmastime is a really strange time for me; the words don’t flow as freely as the cauldron of emotions bubbles away. Feelings of love and feelings of loss are stirred into the pot and it simmers. I try my best … Continue reading

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Stuff I Have Learnt in Rarotonga

I have vacationed and laxed out on tropical islands before. I’ve cruised around Samoa in ‘The Little Red Rocket’; dodging sleeping roadside dogs, families of chickens, unexpected speed bumps and drinks to go in a coconut. I’ve honeymooned in Tahiti, … Continue reading

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Stuff I Have Learnt from my Nephew

This awesome aunty was in sole charge of her 6 year old nephew for four entire days and nights. This is the longest that I have been consecutively in possession of a kidlet, by myself. As I unleashed my super … Continue reading

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The Tour de NJ of Crappy Cycling

I have a phobia of cycling, basically because I am crap at it. Just picture a chick on a bike; wonky steering, wobbling wheels, knuckles turning a ghostly shade of white while wrapped around the brakes… gammy as. So needless … Continue reading

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Fake it ‘til you make it Monday’s

It’s Monday morning and instead of being boohoo, I want to be wohoo! Because there are a lot of wohoo’s that can put a boohoo in its place. So instead of sinking into a hole of sadness from a mixed … Continue reading

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Little Everyday Stuff that is Awesome

Sometimes it feels a bit like a wake up rinse and repeat kinda life; like Bill Murray is actually you, in Groundhog Day. I’m not a fan of sausage factory life and I don’t like getting sucked into a sausage … Continue reading

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