Tag Archives: Blogging

Grief and loss: Losing an online friend

Grief in online communities – What do you do when you lose a friend you’ve never met? It’s odd how we socially construct ways to live our lives. The invisible to-do or how-to lists that allow the word ‘should’ to creep into … Continue reading

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the writing instinct – a TSIB interview

I hang out in a few little online gatherings. Places where people share tips and tricks about navigating the fabulous world of freelancing and cheer with you with the wins and send sad face emoticons when the wheels have fallen … Continue reading

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How to reach through the screen

The other weekend there were two cries for help sitting in my newsfeed. Two people who made randomly vague statements about life not going well for them and the need to be somewhere other than here. I scanned back and … Continue reading

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Along for the ride

Two years ago I was getting ready to return to work. My boy had just turned one. My girl had just started school and my masters degree was bubbling along when I had the chance to tweak and twist it … Continue reading

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Watch your words?

Image from here Last week a little email wandered in to my inbox. It wasn’t unkind but it did make my heart skip for a moment – it questioned the use of my blog title in terms of a registered … Continue reading

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Keeping afloat

Last week my long service leave ran out and I’ve found myself in leave without pay land. I knew it was coming but the creeping sensation of being cast adrift felt like the opening scenes of Life of Pi. Where … Continue reading

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The getting of wisdom

Image from here I sat on the floor at a friends place the other day catching pieces of avocado sushi that my son was lovingly stabbing with his soy fishy. My friend had delivered two beautiful babies in the last … Continue reading

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Seasons for Growth {part 2}

  Yesterday I published the first half of an interview with Denyse from Denyse Whelan. Life stories. Jump back and read it if you missed it. Here is the second half of the interview and the story of a great love. … Continue reading

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What I know about {remembering}

To remember:  to recall to the mind by an act or effort of memory; to think of again. This time last year I wrote a post that I argued over in my head for a long time. I sent it to a mate and asked her point of view. I worried that … Continue reading

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Which fork do I use?

This is the wallpaper I found…nice huh? In the chaos of school holidays Im finding little snippets of time to sit and work. I also decided that if small people were on a break so would I. Over the last … Continue reading

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