And just who decided I’m a grown-up?

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You may have noticed fewer posts here recently. Sorry. I've been writing elsewhere, both online and off, and have had fewer words left in the tank for this space. I've also been tidying this space, working away behind the scenes. And while doing ...

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(Apparently) controversial things about me


I'm not controversial. I'm vanilla. But every now and then, people find out little quirks about me and their HEADS EXPLODE. LITERALLY. So I thought I'd share some of them here. A few little (surprisingly controversial to some) quirky things ...

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Top web reads of May


What a month! Mother's Day. My birthday. Preparation for the birthday shenanigans of a certain little Miss. Budget night. Ongoing budget comms. End of financial year prep. Eurovision. Musicals. MADNESS. But madness of the ...

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The kindness of strangers – part two


Two and a half years ago, I took the kids into the city to see the Myer Christmas windows. They were excited. Well, my then three-year-old daughter was - at eight months old, my son didn't really care about our destination. He was just happy to be ...

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Neologism. I love that word. What does it mean? I'll let the Macquarie Dictionary take it from here: neologism noun 1. a new word or phrase. 2. the introduction or use of new words, or new senses of words. 3. a new doctrine. So why am I talking ...

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Top web reads of April


Nobody panic, but it's the last day of April already. IT'S THE LAST DAY OF APRIL. ALREADY. Holy time machine, Batman. We've had a lovely month. School holidays, little man's birthday, school shenanigans, birthday parties and the ...

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You’re doing grief wrong


"You're doing grief wrong." No-one has ever said this to me. Not directly. And I hope that no-one has ever said it to you, either. But I have a question for those of you who have grieved: have you ever felt like this is what others are ...

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