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Monthly Archives: October 2009

holy holidays

I can't speak, let alone write.  Just home, still riding on the total awesomeness of a holiday.  Sand. Beach. Sun. Five small happy sandy wet children. Four totally chilled out adults. Totally marvellous.   There were treats… …including my friend Tammy's skill with a G&T… …the ritual planting of treats […]

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one for the road

The Culprit. (More on this later…) Hi! We've been in Armidale for three days and tomorrow we drive down to the coast for a few days with friends, can't wait. Meanwhile, I thought I'd share a wee but of our time at Ad's family home with you…   Jim's vegie […]

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School Holidays!

Loving: hanging out with Daddy… …exploring the great outdoors (even in the rain)… …admiring the Gerringong cows with cousins and friends… …going to the beach (even if it's raining – do they look unhappy to you?)… …having a go on cousin Dougie's big-boy bike… …we love school holidays. I'm off […]

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when I met my fella, part three

Let it be said, I don't let my sister down lightly, not now, not then. So the inevitable conversation: "Prawn, I really like this dude, I think I might stay behind for a few months…" wasn't really ideal. I went to the airport with her. We've since had many many […]

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When I met my fella, part two

Saturday rolled around after what felt like a YEAR. And there we were, my sister Naomi and I, rocking into the party a couple of hours early to help cook pizzas. I felt like a might-be-girlfriend. An oh so hoped-to-be. He was just so damned fine. Naomi, an excellent cook, […]

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When I met my fella

You know, digital photography is such a fantastic thing. Even more so when you go looking for old photos and they're not on your hard disk, they're in a drawer. Getting dusty and bent. (1998) I met Adam, my dude, in 1997. A long way before digital photography. I'm sure […]

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Corners of home

I have lots of favourite corners of my house. You've seen the stairs a few times. This (above) is another one. A couch that always has a bit of sun in the morning. Perfect for scrambled eggs and toast and a novel on an unscheduled non-work day. I hope you […]

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