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Being an Introvert

Yesterday I posted something on Instagram about being an introvert and I was quite surprised by how many people also considered themselves one. What was also interesting is that all of them are some of my favorite instagram friends. Funny how we humans unknowingly stick together like a magnet and paper …

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Dead Dishwasher Delimma

On Mother’s Day, like a giant middle finger to my awesome mothering, my dishwasher died and took all the power to the kitchen bench with it. That same night, in protest, I headed to the supermarket to stock up on disposable plates, cups and cutlery because I don’t give a crap, …

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Boys Toys

I used to be one of those parents of boys. You know the ones … protective, nurturing, adamant that they’d grow up without any violent tendencies, the type who’d never in a million years let them have toy guns or weapons. Ten years ago I was the type who would …

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Perserverance

… Another running story I’m afraid! Well I did it. I ran the Canberra Marathon last weekend and came home with a nice …

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The Last Child

This is my thirteenth and last consecutive year of being at home with at least one small child. Jude starts school next …

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The things you see …

I have seen some pretty weird and wonderful things when I’ve been out running. As a city runner, when you clock up …

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Life after London

In July we are coming up to our three year anniversary since we left London. I know. THREE YEARS. Before we left I …

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My love affair with running

  I have reignited my affair with running lately. I never fell out of love with it but just like human relationships, …

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Better late than never

Well it has been a while. There is nothing sadder than an abandoned blog. If you’d told me a couple of years …

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The Gall of the Universe

I’ve had one of those really crap weeks. You know the type – traffic fine, smashed iPhone, forget to turn your wi-fi …

I nearly relapsed and bought 500g of Nutella. However I was strong and did not. Instead I bought a giant Lindt ball.

Addio, Nutella

I have had to give up Nutella. F.O.R.E.VE.R. I know. I had no words either. Because the universe is basically just a …