TERM 03 WAS A RIPPER!

(Oh my goodness – I deleted the draft! MAY DAY – MAY DAY! – so now my round-up post is late!) Term THREE. Done and dusted. We crammed a fair bit in – take a look! There was plenty of walking, exploring and general beach-ing…. Mackenzie had a cancer-scare, went on two camps (Urban Camp…

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the curve ball

You know when you have one of those days. Where you get a curve ball thrown at you, AND it is from left field That happened to us – a month or so ago. Everyone is aware of our super-Kenz. One in a million. She had a routine renal ultrasound – investigation for her ongoing…

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the shi(f)t-working mum story

Let me tell you a story….. Once upon a time, there was a mum. She had four children – all girls. Unfortunately. her husband was unable to provide her with the magic y-sperm that would provide a penis-wielding human into the family. The mum was a little upset about this – because…. hormones. Specifically estrogen….

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Kings Fall circuit walk

We are not much of an indoors family. The house is too small (8 squares to be exact – although I am not sure how big a ’square’ is!). There are too many of us. There is only one toilet (need I say more….). The Mornington Peninsula is a glorious place to live, with many…

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a story of strength

You know when you have a child, or know a person that is ONE OF A KIND? Someone who is unconditionally faithful, loyal, loving, caring, astute and OHMYGOD – STRONG, yet humble, quiet, confused and odd? No? I do.

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cook // easy chicken broth

  Oh how I LOVE a good soup on a wild Winters day. It reminds me of when I was a child, and grandma would cook up a thick pea and ham soup (so thick that my spoon would stnad upright in it!), and we would eat it for days – with a hunk of…

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not your typical 44th birthday!

T’was the night before my birthday, and bedtime for the tribe. “Goodnight”, I said, “I’ll see you all tomorrow night”. (I was off to work in the morning, leaving at 0415hrs, and getting home around 1800hrs – I KNOW!). There was much hurried dull roaring whispering, and a flurry of activity behind me, as they…

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