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Feb 27th, 2008

Bloody Telstra

Today we were booked in, without any consultation with us as to day or time, to have someone from Telstra show up some time between 8am and 1pm to do an install for an iinet connection. We’d received an email saying that if we didn’t currently have a working Telstra line in the house the […]

Nov 2nd, 2007

Aaaaaargh!

Today I am wearing my “You Are Here” tshirt from thinkgeek. Caitlin’s friend asked me if it was the milky way. Yes, and that’s where the Earth is I say pointing to the spot indicated on the shirt. Then she asked me if I knew what was in the middle, so I said yes I […]

Oct 25th, 2007

My first ever letter of complaint.

I’ll be giving one copy of this to Dave’s teacher and one to the Deputy Principal in the morning. Names have been vagued up to assuage my conscience, there are no innocents to protect. Also, I am never going along as helper parent on an excursion with this year group again…. Thursday Oct 15th 2007 […]

Sep 27th, 2007

“Stop putting life on hold”

I’m grappling with a certain degree of cognitive dissonance about what I’m doing here. I’ve been reading some stuff on the Fat Acceptance movement, mostly at Shapely Prose and various feminist sites. The idea that no-one should be judged or limited by society due to their physical characteristics has a very strong appeal, also the […]

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