Category Archives: daughters

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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Hot pokers,dead trees and Hoar Frost.


  I never realised just how lucky I am to have such a patient husband until a recent road trip I took with my daughter and the two grand kids to the snow…where there WAS no snow (Weep- it eluded … Continue reading

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More mixed media dabblings with my photography.


So I had another go at this, using a photo I recently took of my eldest daughter Keira when we did a “tribal” sort of photoshoot. I tried to take some photo’s of the process, but got caught up in … Continue reading

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Brushing off the cobwebs…


Hello…..hellooo…helloooo…hellooooooo! It’s echoing in here. I know, it’s because the few people I may have got even vaguely interested in what I had to say have now long gone, bitten the dust, in search of more exciting blog fodder. Life … Continue reading

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When life steers you in a direction…


The other night my husband and I went for a late evening walk with the dog. It was just getting on dark and when we arrived the park looked pretty deserted save for a young couple we saw in the … Continue reading

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Creative people = Messy people?


So last night- well this morning at about 2 am my daughter and I sneaked into my husbands room as he slept and rearranged everything. Put all his things in different spots. The reason we did this is because we … Continue reading

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An old dog learns new tricks!


Photoshop has been the bane of my life for so long now to the point where I’d almost given up on it because it was doing my head in. I think it is the most un- intuitive photo editing program … Continue reading

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Wheels are rollin’……


YES! We’ve got a house! We move in next weekend. Oh my….all that stress, all that pain….but we’re ok now. I hope anyway. Who would have thought that in this day and age – in Australia that there would be … Continue reading

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Clowning around…..while we wait.


Still haven’t found the right house to move to…and Christmas is nearly here. I am so depressed, so pissed off, so irritable, so hormonal, so bored, so……everything. To stop from going crazy I have been going through old photo’s and … Continue reading

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Crafting frenzy!


THIS is what is keeping me from blogging! You see I feel this terrible GUILT that I just do not have the time at the moment to be catching up with everyone else’s blogs and if I myself write a … Continue reading

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