Monthly Archives: October 2011

The suit and other stuff..

My husband and I spent a fair few hours this week in various health-related waiting rooms…it made me grateful for all the usual stuff (health, wealth, happiness and all that jazz) but it also made me grateful for the art … Continue reading

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No labels here…

There was a little bit of hoo haa this morning about the Telstra business women of the year acceptance speech and her comment that deafness is a ‘scourge’ on the community, much like polio was in the 50’s. Have a look … Continue reading

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Present but absent…

Hi lovely readers…Ive had an article published over at the Hoopla today…jump over and have a read. Its a great site. Its national carer’s week this week as well as the launch date of Sue Pieters-Hawke’s book about her mum, … Continue reading

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5 things I know to be true…

I’m loving Ted.com at the moment – particularly the conversation tab. One of the new questions posed overnight  also sparked my interest in Lillie McFerrin Writes link up this Friday – with the key word Shenanigans  (and yes I know its … Continue reading

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bring me sunshine in a cup…

Its the same place each year – the worn yellowy, beige carpet, the heavy sunstreaked curtains and the cutlery that has been used by the same people over and over searching for their own little spot of tranquility. We venture … Continue reading

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Male/Female or Human/Human…

I try to not be one of those people that complains that men and woman are from different universes but some days I do concede defeat. Like most couples with a herd of children sometimes the only time you get … Continue reading

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Stepping back and stepping in…

I remember a time when my daughter would fit between the inside of my elbow and the palm of my hand…she was like a little peanut encassed in a mummy shell that squeezed her in and kept her safe…and then … Continue reading

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Annoying the sleeping lion – our first TSIB interview…

Welcome to the first (of what I hope to be many) TSIB interviews…since I launched the blog last month I’ve had a ton of conversations with people about their own ‘space in between’…whilst I do joke around about what mine … Continue reading

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The slap…it got me thinking

There was a final image in the ABC’s episode of The Slap this week…Hector and his young son standing alone in the garden…It was a quiet image that lingered on the screen for a while, what struck me was the tenderness … Continue reading

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sewing and smiling…

  Last weekend I was invited for an end of term stickybeak at the 5 year old dancing trifecta – the tap/ballet/jazz combo – or a slow death as my sister and I secretly referred to it as. We spent … Continue reading

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