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Run to Paradise

I'd been on holiday for two weeks before it hit me. This wasn't a holiday. I was escaping an ordinary life. I'd run to paradise (the song was on auto-play in my head constantly) to distract myself from laundry and lunches. And love. The three Ls. Here in Fiji, on the beach, it was easy… Continue reading Run to Paradise

Family, Melbourne, Movies, Parenting, TV shows, Writing

School holiday movie time

Here in Melbourne, I'm at the end of the first week of school holidays, and I'm about to head out for one of our regular activities. Yes, the movies. Our Girl is still at the netball holiday program, so it's T1 and T2, plus one of their school friends to see Shazam. I remember the… Continue reading School holiday movie time

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Inarticulate

I don't feel like I can articulate my thoughts today. I don't feel as though my fingers and wrists are articulating properly. I feel I may lie down, do some Netflix binging. Any recommendations? But wait! A thought has articulated itself...do any of you savvy bloggers out there know how to get WordPress to share… Continue reading Inarticulate

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A star surprise

Last night, Hubster and I watched A Star is Born. I have been wanting to watch it for a long time, so settled myself on the couch, reclined comfortably and... And now I need counselling. That movie traumatised me. I have never seen any previous adaptations, so I did not know the grief in store.… Continue reading A star surprise

Family, Health and wellbeing, Melbourne, Movies, Opinion, Parenting, Relationship and marriage, Writing

A message from the past

Yesterday, I received a message to connect with someone over LinkedIn. I usually have a quick look to see if I recognise the name, and if I don't, I delete. I didn't recognise the name, but this one had a message attached. Twelve years ago, pregnant with T1 and T2, I was working full-time for… Continue reading A message from the past