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Home Affairs, home affairs and other weekend happenings …

So the weekend starts on a Friday evening, as it usually does, and there's lots happening and we are excited about it all and I wave Joseph goodbye as he finishes his Friday gardening and he rides out the driveway and I just love his happy face and wonder how he manages to hum so happily all the time around the… Continue reading Home Affairs, home affairs and other weekend happenings …

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Book Review: Love in the Time of Contempt: Joanne Fedler

About three months ago, I had the privilege of being included as one of 200 "early adopters" for Joanne Fedler's new book about to be launched in Sydney next month, entitled Love in the Time of Contempt , Consolations for parents of Teenagers. The idea was to assist the book in getting into the hands of a million stressed… Continue reading Book Review: Love in the Time of Contempt: Joanne Fedler

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Connecting at Christmas

As the year rumbles on at a rapid rate and Father Xmas cheers on his reindeers to get to each household on time, we still have a few days to ponder about our wishes for the new year and think about the year that was. In the last week or so, I've been thinking about connections,… Continue reading Connecting at Christmas

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Nuggets of a ninety one year old

I consider myself extremely fortunate to have aunts and uncles (in addition to both parents who live not too far away, but far enough (as my beloved husband would say- don't they all?) who are alive and able to tell me things about their lives. Sadly, it is not often enough that we take the… Continue reading Nuggets of a ninety one year old