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picturing a weekend

                                                  ~ The geese (who live here but belong to the neighbours) are noisy and messy and they occasionally chase small children. I'll miss them terribly […]

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weekendiness

A much looked forward to weekend away. Kids with Mum and Dad. A fabulous birthday party for a favourite friend, Arabian-themed, amazing and completely full of people we love.  Staying here. Although Adam and I would have had fun staying in a cardboard box, perhaps.  Wonderful, hilarious, restorative. The joy […]

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gone to the dogs

  I should just say first, the kids have never been big fans of dogs. Not sure why, their parents are lifelong card-carrying supporters. There has been a bit of trepidation this weekend with leaping and barreling puppies, but on the leads, that's another thing. Everyone is happy.  (Holly.) Off […]

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the office

I've always loved my Dad's office.  So much so that it's weird I meandered into a corporate job for quite so long.  I love his water cooler… and his co-workers… and his team building events.   Er, for the record, Tilly dressed herself in that stackhat, perhaps in light of […]

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a park with a beach

There's an Inner Pickle reader who I've never met who keeps sending me to THE BEST parks. Hi Renee. We visited another of your suggestions on the weekend. Thank you so much! Parsley Bay Reserve, which even in slightly inclement conditions looks like this: With views like this:     […]

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weekendiness

Sydney in October is a little bit gorgeous.  We explored a new park today – Ballast Point Park at Birchgrove. It has wind turbines! And lots of excellent rocks.  And apart from a massive number of sheer walls leading directly into the harbour, the views (above) were spectacular (photographed while […]

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happiness is…

~ the entomologist ~ great trees (photo by Adam)   ~ books that after just the preface you suspect might change your life   ~ rolling over!   ~ a haircut   ~ MORE honey jumbles, (iced by little hands with sticky fingers)   ~ homemade chips and mayonnaise (YUM) […]

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