Category Archives: Life and Other Mysteries

All You Need Is Love

Last week I answered a knock at the door to find two very well dressed young men beaming at me. No, really. They were glowing with joy. They were far too happy for a miserably cold, would-swear-it-was-winter-again, spring day. They … Continue reading

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Motherhood and Management

Since I was last regularly updating my blog, I began working full-time again. Or semi full-time, anyway. I am fortunate enough to have a husband with a business for whom I can work, and dictate my hours. I drop the … Continue reading

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Things That Make You Go…Huhh?

Our conversation in the car on the way to school this morning. Princess “I miss Daddy” Captain Clumsy “Me too. Is Dad coming home from China today Mum?” Deflector “Yep. He is. Will he be tired when he gets home … Continue reading

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Soldiering On.

I was reminded yesterday, by my husband as we walked hand in hand along the beach, that I didn’t get my driver’s license until I was 23 years old. Two years later than most. We already had our firstborn, Deflector, who was … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday ‘Lil Sis

My Mother tells me that when I was 21 months old, and my brand new baby sister would cry, I would cry too. Later, when she was 2 and testing my mothers’ patience, I would come to her defence, 4 … Continue reading

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There’s a Hole In The…What Now?

Saturday afternoon I was attempting something that is highly unusual for me. Making a cake. I rarely make cakes these days. My sister makes all the kids birthday cakes, I never even have to think about it. She just shows … Continue reading

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Children Are Brain Damaged

I can hear the PC brigade tutting at me already. You can’t say that! Yes I can. I can say that because it’s true. It might not be PC. But if Bill Cosby can say it, then I can too. … Continue reading

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