My leave has been approved at work. There’s a form for special leave so I can go into a negative balance at work and pay it back. I’ve also had an initial conversation with the lady who will cover the role while I’m away. Then the rest of the day went a bit crazy. I’ve … More We have clearance Clarence
I started doing 8 Weeks to Wow at the beginning of September. Yes, yes, Osher pointed me in the direction of Chief and Emilie Brabon; but it was more the exercises that have helped his head-space that I was interested in. I’ve not deviated from the eating plan, mainly as it’s ridiculously easy. Barely any … More Trust the process
Yesterday, the world lost a kind, gentle soul who spent her whole life looking after others. Chris held her family together with love, and then shared her love with countless others through a lifetime of teaching, before it reached our little family to boot. Hanno’s mum was my heroine, for so many reasons, but mostly for … More Be like Christine
I’ve not posted before about this, simply as life has been crazy-busy. However the world is quiet and an opening gambit to the conversation wandered into my head today, which is usually a sign that I need to write it out. Here is said gambit: This month our family received a mild ADHD diagnosis for Archie. Six … More Out of the war for attention
We’ve had a relaxing few days, and have spent today pottering about the house while Hubs and Hanno went to the Test at the MCG. Hubs has a couple of weeks off, the longest time he’s had in ages. Plans are afoot for the beach, Healesville Sanctuary and walks in the woods with Peanut, who’s … More Down time
Did you notice the family pictures on the walls? Did the studio shots mean anything to you? Yes they are expensive, but they were a present. They would have shown you that we are a small family. Did you notice our son is only five years old. Have you tried explaining something serious to a five … More Did you notice…
Best said in Billy Crystal’s voice. Last Sunday my brother and sister in law, with our five children, flew from Melbourne’s new(ish) Terminal 4 to Maroochydore, on the Sunshine Coast in QLD. We settled in to our apartments, a stone’s throw from the beach, unpacked, had a family dinner, a glass of chilled white wine … More I’m on vacation!