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London Marathon x 2 .. DONE!

  Last sunday I ran my second London Marathon (VLM) and finished with an enormous smile and an enormous sigh of relief. Although it didn’t quite go smoothly, it was the most amazing day and I loved it. Because I had run the marathon last year I knew what to expect, …

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Marathon Spirit

  So here I am, back in olde ye London town. I don’t need to tell you all how good it is to be back in my very favourite place on earth. Everything is right in my world again except that my kids are 17,000km’s away, but they are in …

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London Pilgrimage

It’s hard to believe it’s been a whole year since I was there but in two weeks I’ll be on a plane en route to London … my favourite place in the world and my spiritual home. I know that sounds corny and makes me a really crap Australian but …

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Forty Two

I turned forty two yesterday. I’m very happy being in my forties. I know we all speak about worrying about getting old and how the years are flying by. But I’m pretty sure most of us don’t mind as much as we claim to. Well I don’t. I’ve written about …

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The Year Ahead

After losing an amazing friend in extremely tragic circumstances a few weeks ago, I’m still coming to terms with the anger and sadness …

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Growing Wiser

I’m not particularly happy about the grey hair on my head. Or my slowing down metabolism. The wrinkles beside my eyes. My …

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School Holiday Survival

Yesterday I had a text conversation with one of my friends who was having a moan about her sons flicking their bitten …

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On The News

Jude and I were on the news last week. https://au.news.yahoo.com/nsw/video/watch/25668488/gender-wars-toy-boycott-outrage/ I wish I could say it was because of something really huge …

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Getting Old(er)

I am forty one years old. I quite like being this age. I don’t really understand these ageing celebrities who are desperately trying …

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A Lesson in Sustainability

Each week I get an email from each of my sons parent class reps to remind all the parents of things that …

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Date Night

With forty hundred children and Rob burning the candle at both ends, we don’t often get a friday night to ourselves. That …