Category Archives: Family

What I CAN be!


I’ve fallen quiet again as of late. Been caught up with some family stuff and also just….tired. Tired, that’s what you say. I know my 18 year old daughter has to say that at Tafe to her new friends on … Continue reading

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The trauma of tea.


Yesterday my 18 year old (Shai) was driving me potty, about tea. Of all things for a girl of her age to be in such angst about it is TEA. Not just your regular twinings tea though, no. She likes … Continue reading

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A post about death and dying – and choice.


Someone very dear to me has very recently lost a partner to suicide. I wasn’t going to blog about this because there are some things that ought not to be plastered all over the internet, but it’s been on my … Continue reading

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“Unknown”


I didn’t like you, because I didn’t understand you. I didn’t know you because you chose to remain “unknown”. On the fringes of my life you lingered for almost a decade though, and I tolerated you because SHE saw something … Continue reading

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The beauty of water. (Photography)


The more I get behind the camera the more I enjoy it, even though it does FREAK me out because my eyes are just not as reliable as they used to be. Such a bother at a time in your … Continue reading

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Of life, love and marriage…


Today, instead of talking about food (thank God they say!) I want to simply meander around through distant and sometimes murky puddles in my head. A little fill in…. My parents divorced when I was ten years old and my … Continue reading

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Getting to the bottom of things.


I’m feeling a lot better today. Whew, not quite as bloated and full of hot air. I think the problem is… I suspect, and have done for some time that my digestive health is not as it should be to … Continue reading

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UFO spotted over the central coast of NSW!


Latest breaking news… “Unidentified flying object spotted over the central coast of Sydney” “Witnesses report seeing a strange object in the sky, resembling a woman, with spinach trails following her ascent!” Oh my GOD! I am just one giant fart … Continue reading

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Are you REALLY hungry?


So as you know, I’m on day two of this raw food/ green juice cleanse and somehow by some miracle I’ve convinced my husband to join us – us as in my 18 yr old daughter Shai is on it … 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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