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Life is here, and we’re at the wheel

I sometimes wonder how I got to be here. In my 40s, married to a 43 year old man (seriously?!), with children who are to varying degrees feeling the pull away from us into their own lives, and still with so much to … Continue reading

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Beyond Babies

My first baby will be 15 next weekend. FIFTEEN! And with our other babies now being 12, 9 and 6, you would think that I would be beyond babies. I mean, look at them!! There hasn’t been a bottle or … Continue reading

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Morning Musings – The Ants

As I drive into Brisbane, the city itself, and see the highrises before me, I get a feeling that perhaps we’re ants in an ant farm of our own making.  You see, the people in THAT highrise run around all day, moving their papers, tapping on … Continue reading

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The Festival of Forty

Beware – this post is a biggie! I just couldn’t tell the stories without sharing the pictures 🙂 Lots of pictures. But hey, it’s my birthday. Surely I can call birthday girl privilege on this one?   So, it’s done. … Continue reading

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40 and Ordinary

So, these are the last words I will write in my 30s. I would love for them to be fabulous, befitting a “40 and Fabulous” style headline. I suspect they will, instead be ordinary. Plain and simple. Just like me. … Continue reading

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The Everyday Paddle

Life has been such a colourful swirl for me lately.  I have been seeing all of the colours and feeling all of the feelings  Fear. Dying. Death. Life. Love. Hope. Living. Fun. Boredom. Compassion. Adventure. Frustration. Empty. Full. Those colours … Continue reading

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Kind Mondays. 10,000 kisses

It’s Monday.  Again. Another time to put the spotlight on Kindness.  And this one is a bit “You’re so kind”.  “No, you’re so kind”.  “No, you are”. You get the idea. Firstly, I want to thank YOU for being so … Continue reading

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