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Jul 7th, 2011

39th Down Under Feminist Carnival – call for submissions

The 38th Down Under Feminists Carnival isĀ up, hosted by Rebecca at It’s another bumper crop of great writing from Down Under bloggers on all sorts of topics, so do take the time to click on over there and have a read. The next edition of DUFC, the 39th, will be hosted right here at […]

Jul 3rd, 2011

Winterfest Medieval Fair

  On Friday night Adam and I were up till 2am organising our stuff and getting the car packed for the Winterfest Medieval Fair. One day I’m going to do that thing I keep promising myself of sorting all the kit out and putting it away sensibly after an event so that when it comes […]

Jun 29th, 2011

Wordless-ish Wednesday

Tom spent a good part of Sunday afternoon and of Monday morning like this. I was amazed that Clara put up with it for as long as she did. Tom has generously shared the lurgi that got him sent home from school on Friday with most of the family. Dave was the first to go […]

Jun 24th, 2011

Friday Fragments

This week’s fragments seem to have acquired a Tom-themed bent. It wasn’t intentional. My 9 year old, Tom, is having an existential crisis. He sat with tears in his eyes on Monday afternoon and told me that he’s feels like he’s always pretending to be someone other than himself at school, that he feels like […]

Jun 22nd, 2011

Wordless Wednesday

I took Caitlin shopping with me. It was on special. What can I say? I was weak.

Jun 10th, 2011

Friday Fragments

I realised this week that it has been four whole months since I last fragmented. Now, if that was a reference to my mental stability it’d probably be quite a good thing, but as it actually refers to the act of offloading all those little bits and pieces that accumulate in your head and don’t […]