Tag Archives: NaBloPoMo

Nov 6th, 2010

Sleeping – a picspam post

I was going back through all my photos on my laptop looking for images for another post that’s sitting in my drafts folder and I kept coming across photos of me or one of the kids with either a child or a pet asleep on top of us. Here they are. Tom, post spag bol, […]

Nov 5th, 2010


I turned forty a couple of weeks ago. My mum asked me recently how did it feel being 40 and I said it feels pretty much like being thirty felt, or even twenty. I’m quite sure I have changed over that time, what with the getting older and having kids and all, but in some […]

Nov 4th, 2010

50 Things

Via Kath at Sleepydumpling I think the 50 things challenge started life as a challenge to write a list of 50 things on one topic, but the version Kath is blogging requires writing your own list of 50 topics, followed by a post on each of them. As it turns out coming up with the […]

Nov 2nd, 2010


Lists that need to be written: Tom’s belated birthday party guest list Christmas party / Adam’s “Don’t Panic” birthday party guest list (he’s turning 42, bring your towel!) Christmas shopping list New Zealand holiday organising list New Zealand holiday packing/purchasing list Craft and reenactment projects to do list House decluttering and renovating to do list […]

Nov 1st, 2010

In which I am grateful for small mercies

I was first in the shower this morning, mostly because the kids apparently decided they didn’t need one today. I turned on the water and waited for the hot to come through. And waited. And waited. And thought “That’s odd…and not good.” Seeing as I was already there I went ahead and showered in the […]

Nov 30th, 2009

Bye, bye November

It’s been fun, I’ve written 12 times as many posts as I did last month making it through my third NaBloPoMo with relative ease and, I think, only minor irritation to my family. We have 2 and a half weeks of school left for the kids, that’s only 12 days of primary school to go […]