Category Archives: Children

Sticks and stones will break your bones…


We all know the saying, and it’s got to be one of the most untrue statements we could ever be told. When I was fourteen years old, at that painfully awkward age when self image and self confidence were confusing … Continue reading

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It is what it Isn’t!


I’m in this mad creative frenzy at the moment.  Funny how that happens. You go through periods where your inspiration just dries up and it’s like you are trudging through this vast desert of “what the heck am I supposed … Continue reading

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The mental writing of eulogies.


  Last night- well, as late as 3 am I lay in bed mentally writing my 17 year sons eulogy. I imagined him dead in a ditch…car rolled down an embankment, sunk at the bottom of a cold cold lake, … Continue reading

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“Helloooooo in there?”


The curiosity of small children is delightful and slightly hysterical. My grandson seemed to notice for the first time that our dog has a…..bottom. He investigated, thoroughly this situation ALL day!

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I wish you a world of magic!


My grandson Lucas turned two just the other day. I wish him a world of magic. And you too! No matter our age we’re never too old for it.

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Speed drawing. (Avatar)


Just had to share this. Us mums are allowed to show how proud of our kids we are. 🙂 My daughter Shai made this video of a drawing she did. It took seven hours to do the drawing and she … Continue reading

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Eleven kids!


Recently, well last year sometime actually, I happened to make contact with an old friend from YEARS ago….when I was a different person. Young, and reckless, in a band….going off gigging to far away places, sleeping in the back of … Continue reading

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Designer Vagina’s


Nope, no picture. Now that you’ve picked your jaws off the floor after reading a title like that…please let me warn you that this blog post is something I feel particularly passionate about.  Not, vagina’s per se, but the whole … Continue reading

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Family outback adventures (Final episode – part 4)


Ok, so this is the last episode of our outback adventures – and I think it’s the funniest. Especially the end. I think by this time we were getting a bit of desert fever or something. Continuing on from the … Continue reading

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Our family outback adventures (Part 3)


Thanks so much to the people who have been watching and commenting. I know your time is precious and not many want to actually sit through watching longer than average video’s, so I do very much appreciate it! So here … Continue reading

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