Tag Archives: good things

Dec 3rd, 2008

I’m going to read to you whether you like it or not!

Today I spent the whole day feeling like nothing was working out quite the way it was supposed to. I had planned to give myself the morning off, once I’d dropped the kids at school I was going to come home and spend an hour and a half doing whatever I bloody well wanted to […]

Nov 28th, 2008

Getting ready

I’ve spent the last few weeks responding to every hint of Christmas – decorations in shops, carol singing kids at the breakfast table, request from Adam for fruit mince pies (he ended up cooking his own) – by growling “it’s not December yet!” in true bah humbug fashion. But come Monday it will be December […]

Nov 5th, 2008

I always miss historic moments

But not today. This afternoon I came home with the kids after spending pretty much the entire day at the school doing canteen duty, helping out with refreshments for the Kindy orientation and giving my intro to the P&C speech for the second time. I opened up my laptop and was greeted with the news […]

Sep 19th, 2008

Beautiful plumage!

Our back deck has a number of regular visitors. There’s the rainbow lorikeets who cling to the fly screen and screech at us demanding breakfast. There’s the possum who comes every evening to clean up anything the birds leave behind. There’s the crimson rosella who with great daring braves the wrath of the lorikeets to […]

Sep 6th, 2008

And a fun time was had by all

Tonight was the P&C Trivia Night. More a social occasion than a fundraiser so not too much organising needed to be done, I bought a few prizes and we decorated the school hall with some token balloons and tealight candles on the tables. Ariane‘s sister was our trivia master for the night and she did […]

Aug 28th, 2008

Being everything I can be

I read a post on Nat’s blog this morning that got me thinking. Here’s the bit that gave the old brain cells a prod: …even now, ‘just’ 52 kilos lighter I am much more of a person than I ever was before. This seems so shallow but it reinforces my belief that we categorise ourselves […]