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Creative Writing

Dream Reader

It’s been just over 29 years since you left us Paul and if you had just walked through my front door – boy what a different world you would see!  The internet was just a ‘work in progress’ when you passed away in 1985 – we had Space Invaders and Pac-Man and the Sony Walkman.  […]

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Aussie Life

Blogging101: Say Hi! to the neighbors

Hello neighbours! Exploring topics and new blogs to follow is great fun – I would love to have you all as my blogging neighbours but unfortunately I just don’t have the time to read all the posts! My bricks and mortar neighbourhood, just 25 minutes from the centre of Adelaide, South Australia is set just […]

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Aussie Life

Fit for the Three Bears

I love porridge – in fact I love, love, LOVE porridge. As traditional porridge eating is coming to a seasonal close in the southern hemisphere and just starting up in the northern hemisphere I thought it was time to champion porridge. According to this Daily Telegraph article from 2013, the humble bowl of porridge transformed mankind. […]

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Aussie Life

No Good in Goodbye

I left my desk and went and stood in the car park. It had turned windy and cold after the storm of yesterday evening. Their flight would take off any minute and depending on the wind direction, they would either fly over me or off into the distance but I would be able to see […]

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Family

It’s here

It’s arrived – the final year 12 EVER in our house. One end of the dining table has been taken up with a huge pile of folders and text books, complimented with the laptop, laptop charger, dirty tea cups and of course the mobile phone which is never out of reach. Our daughter has sailed […]

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Aussie Life

What’s Taken So Long

I should have started blogging years ago. Having arrived at these shores in 2005, you would have thought that blogging would be the ideal platform for left behind loved ones and friends to keep in touch with our new life in Australia. Not so – we hit the ground running and before we knew it, […]