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Husbands and losing stuff

Each saturday two of my boys have swimming lessons and my daughter has gymnastics at the same time, so Rob and I usually take turns doing one or the other. That’s actually a lie, I have never done the swimming shift because Holly’s gymnastics happens to be right next door …

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Forget me not

On friday I forgot to pick Jude up from preschool. Forgot. Totally, totally, totally forgot. It was a day out of the norm, the other three kids were at a day of school holiday activities and I was picking up two extra kids and bringing them home with me too. …

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A story about avocados

I do a lot of exercise. Not surprisingly my exercises of choice do not involve an enormous amount of coordination. Running and CrossFit. Because I am not very coordinated. CrossFit is about as sophisticated as I will ever get because I’m pretty accident prone. Am quite sure the dry cleaner …

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What it’s like to be a non drinker

I get asked this all the time. I think it’s because people are intrigued by other people who manage to get through life without drinking. Maybe not strangely enough, the person who asks me usually has a drink in their hand. The subject will come up when I decline a drink …

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Just today

A really cool thing happened to me today. I was at CrossFit just doing my own thing and noticed someone there I …

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Twitter Lunch Club

People who slam social media are weirdo’s in my mind. Putting my blog aside, which is a bit of fun and gives …

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Christmas and Black Dogs

Yesterday I was in David Jones and stumbled into this. So I guess it must be christmas soon? Correct me if I’m …

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Minecraft #2 Why I still hate it

Bloody Minecraft. As we speak my three sons’ excitement is at fever pitch because they’ve worked out how to make red sheep. Apparently …

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Boys and Knives

About a week ago Luca came up to me and said “Mum, what’s this” and then handed me a pocket knife. Rob has …

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Running Decisions

I have been the lamest blogger on the planet. Because I’ve been a bit of a misery guts and preoccupied with being …

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Not Running

Its been five weeks since I injured my leg. Last week I was finally able to get a few short runs in …

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School holidays. Love or hate?

I have had the best school holidays. Next Tuesday when the kids go back is coming around very quickly and I’m already …

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Green

Just because I am a runner and take my training pretty seriously doesn’t mean I necessarily devote the same amount of effort …

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Twelve Bittersweet Years

Today marks the twelfth anniversary of our twins births and deaths. Each year since my blog has been around I write something …