This is reality

A little while back, after a night away from my kids, my free time was coming to an end and I’m not going to lie, I was not exactly looking forward to coming home. I commented to my friend, and most likely audibly sighed, as I’m apt to do, “I guess it’s back to reality”….

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The Birthday rundown

So I suppose my birthday week has now officially come to an end, and what an amazing week it was. It began on Tuesday morning with a surpise breakfast in bed, pancakes with ice cream no less, and a coffee on the side. Amazing!! I was thoroughly spoiled with gifts including Lego Flowers! I didn’t…

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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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Red flags

My friend sent me this little meme today, and I wrote back something like: I think it’s okay to pop in to a carnival and go for a ride, rather than give it a miss out of fear. Just as long as you don’t stay too long and become one of the carnies. It’s hard…

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Stuff’s been happening

I’m sitting at a table that is not my own, surrounded by people who can look after themselves, looking at treetops and the ocean, listening to the wind and the rain, and loving the buzz of activity around me. I am lucky enough to be in an AirBNB on the Sunshine Coast for two nights…

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Hello there, 2021

Happy New Year, one and all. I spent the last evening of 2020 with friends who are practically family, only having myself to make snacks and get drinks for. The kids had a bumper afternoon and sleepover with Gran and Grumpy, so it was a win for all. On my drive home just after 8pm,…

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It’s been too long

I was telling someone today that I used to come down to Mr Henderson at Sandgate, back in the day (last year and the year before) on a Friday afternoon, order a Diablo Ginger Beer and blog in the sunshine. And the thought of that sounded too delightful to resist, so here I am, once…

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