Christmas Wrap

My view on Christmas morning at 6:01am. I mean, Chance was ready to give me my gifts at 5:00am so I can’t really complain! I had the privelege of hosting my extended family on Christmas day and boy was it a cracker! (Pun intended. Always.) I put my hand up to have it at our…

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Life and Lemons

Two and a half years ago, I wrote this blog post about when life gives you lemons. Original, I know. I was having a particularly rough time with back problems, and a stressful trip to Rockhampton on the horizon, and I remember wanting to write a more uplifting post, but that one got published instead….

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What a lady, what a life

Today, (almost all) my family and I farewelled one of the greats. Nan passed away last Wednesday, but because of Covid, we could only have a small service including 20 immediate family and a close friend or two. I was so proud of my mum for delivering a beautiful eulogy. I can’t imagine how hard…

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You should be 40

I really wanted to commemorate Frith’s 40th on Wednesday. If he were still here, the party would have been epic, probably lasting a full weekend. The thing is, I have no idea where we would have even been living – which state, which city or country town? So it’s hard to imagine what our lives…

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Remember why you do this

Man I’ve been hard on myself lately about keeping this blog up to date and writing meaningful posts that people can really connect with. My head and heart just aren’t in it at the moment. I get so much lovely feedback from you all that you love my blog and love reading my words and…

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Hope

I hope I can get some stuff done today. I hope that this feeling of restlessness inside of me is appeased by something. It’s another rainy day here in Brisbane. I’m at home with Julius and we have no plans to go anywhere. I have a dozen things I could be doing, a handful of…

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I am here…

I love that song by P!nk. It’s kind of my jam. I turn it right up if I’m at home on my own sometimes. It’s also a really good rate of beats per minute for doing squats to. That’s my PSA for today. You’re welcome. May we pretend that it hasn’t been nearly three weeks…

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It’s the little things

A hot coffee on a cold morningA cold coffee on a hot dayFlowers from a friendMum’s crab & camembert quicheMum’s baked cheesecakeA weekend away, staying with friendsA midday nap (I hear they are great!)That first sip of G&TA cooling thunder storm at the end of a stinking hot dayA friend offering to do a paint…

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