Category Archives: Family

Renovating. Its a long slow process…. apparently

Well, it’s been months since I have posted.  such is the excitement that is my life I guess. To be fair, it’s been winter.  It’s been bloody cold and bloody wet and I become extremely unmotivated at this time of … Continue reading

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Empty Nest Syndrome Is A Bitch

My kids are all gone.  And Empty Nest Syndrome does exist. My eldest has been “gone” for 2 years.   He was the last one to go.  I cried.  Several times, when he left. My middle son bought a house about … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Have A Dream Or Two

I have long had dreams of being a singer. A dancer. A musician. An actor. But now I’ve hit my mid 50’s its blatantly clear that this is all they have been. Dreams. These are the things that move me, … Continue reading

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My First Pet

You know sometimes, something, a memory from your childhood just pops into your head?  That happened to me.  The story of my very first pet.  I think I was around 8 or 9.  Up until then we had never been … Continue reading

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The Manscaping Thing

I recently found an old blog of mind and decided I’d share some of the entries here… I don’t use the other one any more, so why not? so… The Manscaping Thing, What the fuck is this all about anyway. … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Just Have To Pay It Forwards

As a lot of you may know, yesterday was a pretty traumatic day for Australia. We were subjected to a vicious attack by a man who acted alone, basically holding innocent people hostage in an effort to foist his manic … Continue reading

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Let’s Cook Something! – Scotch Eggs

I’m a bit of an experimental cook.  I love savoury foods.  Not much of a dessert maker though. Anyhoo, I saw this recipe for Scotch eggs.   I’ve never eaten them.   But the one’s that I’m familiar with are English. … Continue reading

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30 DAY CHALLENGE – DAY 28

28 SOMETHING THAT I MISS I miss lots of things. I miss my long hair.  Even though I’m 55 and I know I cant get away with it any more, I miss it. I miss my first cat.   She … Continue reading

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30 DAY CHALLENGE – DAY NINE

9  WHAT DO YOU HOPE YOUR FUTURE WILL BE LIKE Well, realistically, more than half my life is over.  And without sounding morbid or depressing, I just hope the rest of my life will be relatively happy and healthy. What … Continue reading

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30 DAY CHALLENGE – DAY EIGHT

Day 8  A MOMENT YOU FELT THE MOST SATISFIED WITH YOUR LIFE (I posted this a day late, because my wordpress wasn’t letting me do a new post) Honestly, I have never felt more satisfied than the day I retired.  … Continue reading

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