Tag Archives: Life

Just fleeting moments.


I don’t know why but I feel really alone tonight. It’s like a big dark cloud is descending over me. Sometimes I get really sick and tired….really tired of these ups and downs. Never knowing what the day will bring. … Continue reading

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The sound of memories.


Tonight as I sat alone in the kitchen, the house silent except for the ticking of the clock on the wall above my chair, I wondered why I find this sound so comforting. It is a sound of memories, I … Continue reading

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Rainbows, smiles and gallbladders.


It’s been a weird week. On Monday morning my daughter screamed out to me “Mum, quick the dog’s got something in the backyard!” Oh no! Not another bloody chicken, I thought…. Nope, this time it was a baby Rainbow Lorikeet. … Continue reading

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This getting older business is just blah!


So finally hubby decided to go and get his eyes tested as he has had enough of not being able to see properly when he reads. Personally, I don’t think he sees well all round as I have witnessed him … Continue reading

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Irresistibly cute!


My daughter and grandson are staying for a few days with us at the moment. Life is busy. My daughter arrived looking like she was moving back home carrying in armfuls of toys, prams,bags and more bags, cots, more toys… … Continue reading

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A few grains of rice….


Thanks to this blog post, for the inspiration of this story. 🙂 http://meandtheboss2013.wordpress.com/2013/04/10/do-something/ Many years ago we were visiting Melbourne and one night took a stroll past the park in the city. I forget the name of it, but it’s … Continue reading

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The boy with the butterflies.


I don’t know why this randomly popped into my head today, but it did, and the memory made me smile. When I was a teenager I was part of a trio.  Three best friends, Anna, Michelle and I. Oh we … Continue reading

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Kitchen’s closed – This chicks had it!


Of all the mundane drop dead boring duties of domesticity I hate the most, it is cooking. The mere fact that it is a task that has to be done consistently, like every day is enough to make me hate … Continue reading

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Creature of the gloom.


There is no doubt, I am a creature of the night, the dark, the cool, the gloom, winter light and rain. Bright sunshine makes me cringe …”Heeelp I’m meeeelting!” I endure summer like it’s a punishment dished out by the … Continue reading

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This is a powerful, inspiring read!


I can remember a conversation I had, that unbeknown to me at the time, would one day shape my entire attitude towards life and make some of the most painful and challenging and testing experiences that were yet to happen,…

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