Monthly Archives: March 2012

Whispered yelling.

  Image from here A few years back I met a man for a coffee. He was writing a play about something I was researching. He was writing about his friend who was missing. We talked about what the repercussions … Continue reading

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So what are you going to be when you grow up? ….a TSIB interview

  A decade ago I was living in London. My husband (at that time) had a brainwave that instead of returning home to Australia we would try our luck in New Zealand in the lovely town of Grey Lynn in … Continue reading

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The backstory

image from here I was reading an article while my boy slept on the backstory authors have in the process of writing a book. The little pieces that get you to the point where you are ready to begin the story-telling. … Continue reading

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Help Blah

Big personalities are a little hard to contend with. All that jostling for space, talking over each other and not really taking turns to speak and share. I finished something this week that had been hanging like a metaphorical albatross … Continue reading

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Creatively diverse…a TSIB interview

The first thing I noticed about Carly when I started following her on twitter was that she was one of those people that cooked great food for herself, I was a little jealous of the meals she posted each night, … Continue reading

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plait memory

The body is a pretty amazing thing. Last night my stepdaughter offered to plait my hair for me, it was like being 11 again and sitting on the lounge room floor while my mum braided my hair for dancing concerts. … Continue reading

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a foot in both camps

  Image from here I was at work the other day, in the middle of a meeting, and I suddenly had a flash of the old me. It was like I was on an archaeological dig excavating a site that … Continue reading

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Marching to the beat of your own drum…

I feel like Im getting into the groove of 2012 this week. Im a little late to the party but thats nothing new for me. I told a woman at work last week that I feel like Im always 10 … Continue reading

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Powderpuffs and words

This wasnt really my dress but I reckon my daughter would have preferred it. Image from here I was fixing up my girls room today…sorting the old to make way for the new. Chapter books to replace the picture ones, … Continue reading

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The sound of silence

I actually love Love actually, actually. There arent many moments in life where you get that chance to have that moment. You know those ones where the world and all its chatter stops and you hear some music in the … Continue reading

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