A hazy Vinnie’s day

(3rd May, 2011) We went to Vinnie’s today in Lismore to buy Greg shorts. This is our small contribution to the world – we prefer the musky smell of Vinnie’s to the sweat shop smell that emanates from the River’s discount store below Woolworth’s. Although most things in Vinnie’s were most likely made in a […]

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Nah

(2nd May, 2011) In our household, “Nah” is a very popular word. In fact, “Nah” has recently become a very well-pronounced “No”, and yes, the culprit is Elka. Every question that begins with “Would you like…” is answered by “Nah”. “Nah” is the word used when pushing food away or a loving hand or a […]

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Wedding bliss and a royal kiss

(29th April, 2011) So, like the other 2 billion or so people around the world, I sat glued to the TV watching the Royal Wedding. Luckily I was staying with Mum, as she has a TV, we don’t. And if I had tried to watch it on our computer, Greg would have booted me off for […]

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A dream weekend

(27th April 2011) I love where I live. It’s the perfect place to raise a family, bar the rather dire job prospects, but most of us make do with what we can – part time work from home, bits and bobs etc. I think the Easter weekend really summed up all I love about this […]

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Rain rain go away

(27th April 2011) Today I felt a shade of greyish blue. There are a number of reasons for this – that time of the month etc etc. But rain rain RAIN is one of them. Living on the north coast of NSW has its beauties and its benefits. We have the ocean at our heels, the sandy […]

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