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Birthday

First of all apologies for not blogging for so long. A lot has been happening with Ashley’s medical condition which has taken up a lot of my time and I have been too darn tired to write. On a much … Continue reading

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Melbourne part 3

We had originally been scheduled to have further tests and consults for Ashley on Wednesday but these were cancelled by the hospital which left us with a free day. We decided to take the kids to Ballarat, a gold fields … Continue reading

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Melbourne – part 1

We’ve come to Melbourne for a consult with Ashley’s surgeon. It’s the other side of Australia to where we live – about 3 hours flight. India managed to scream and tantrum for all but 15 minutes of that flight. If … Continue reading

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My Constant

I am so very blessed with my father. I really couldn’t have asked for better. Given that my father’s childhood was far from idyllic, and that his father certainly didn’t spare the rod or spoil the child, it could have … Continue reading

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A Day of Being Broken

Today I am broken. All it took were thoughtless words and a lack of care and the walls of resolve, that I had built up to help me deal with the hard lessons life was dealing me, came tumbling down. … Continue reading

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Goodbye to the Bay

Today we left the bay to head home. Our friends are moving soon so I’m not sure when we will come back again. We’ve been friends for such a long time now. They are god parents to our kids and … Continue reading

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Beach Days

We are loving our break from the frantic pace of normal life. Everyday involves taking the children to the playground and the beach and then spending time with our friends in the evening. This region is so remote that and … Continue reading

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Garden Make-over

Our neighbours embarked on a very ambitious building project which left us with, among other things, a very large, ugly wall to disguise. We have been trying to come up with a plan to make it look less like a … Continue reading

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Exam Stress & New Hair

My poor son has year 11 exams and is suffering from exam stress. In fact we are all suffering along with him. I haven’t had the use of my computer for the last week as he has been studying. The … Continue reading

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Happy Days

What a beautiful day it has been. Although the weather is cooler there has been gentle sunshine and blue skies. The children and I decided to make the most of the break in the rain to play outside. Just like … Continue reading

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