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New normal - six years of motherhood

New normal – six years of motherhood

   I’ve been a Mum for just over six years. Woah.  After only two months of trying to conceive, there they were, in the bathroom of our first home: two pink lines. Positive. I’d only become consumed with thoughts of a baby that previous year. This had shocked even me; I’d never been one of […]

One post at a time

One post at a time

   *Scrolling Newsfeed* Holiday snaps *Scrolling* Funny cat meme *Scrolling* OMG THEY’RE TRYING TO BAN XMAS  #outrage Sigh. Here we go again.   Christmas is on the way which means that the “OMG *they’re* trying to kill Santa/make me say “Happy Holidays”/ ban Christmas lights. And I’m not racist, Or bigoted because it’s clearly true according […]

Mercy

Mercy

   There is a greyness to the light today. The cool nip of Autumn is in the air, and I’m in Sydney, a city that, like my own, is exhaling after a week of raging storms and crazy weather.  It’s a sad day, and the feeling is hanging around like a bleak fog. Two strangers […]

Filling your plate

Filling your plate

  Sometimes it’s hard to say no. Sometimes it’s hunger, or desire. Greed. Control, or lack thereof. Or just plan fear of missing out. Life can be like an “all-you-can-eat buffet” with an abundance of delights and opportunities: yes, yes, yes; and you want to try it all: scoop, scoop, scoo… *gasp* dessert! I guess this […]

In bloom

In bloom

The jacaranda tree that dominates our back yard hasn’t yet bloomed. The branches may no longer be bare, with new green buds sprouting every day, but i am still waiting for those familiar purple blossoms. This tree reminds me of childhood Spring days. The tyre swing my Dad hooked over it; the smell of the […]

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