Life’s a beach

I’ve been coming to the same camping spot for 13 years – this year is our 14th trip to the NSW mid north coast for 2 weeks in January. This year is different, as two of my three kids have stayed behind. Normally we have friends of kids as well, so it is very quiet…

New age parenting?

I read a blog post on WordPress’ Freshly Pressed today that got me thinking about my parenting style.  In her post, Stephanie at Momma Be Thy Name says Parenting standards have obviously changed over the years (and most for good reason), but here’s why I say our parents rocked. She goes on to list a…

Five things

Inspired by Bookgrrl’s post on 5 things that are the same or different to 5 years ago (the last time the Census rolled around) I thought I’d reflect on this too. I had to stop and think about the question of where I was living 5 years ago – it seems like a lifetime ago…

30 more things

I did this last year towards the end of the Blog Every Day in June challenge & I think it’s worth doing again to remind myself that I do other than just blog! So, here’s a list of 30 things I’ve done this month other than write blog posts: 1. Went to Canberra to visit…

Tattoos

WordPress run a ‘daily post’ program, with a new question or theme posed each day. There are hardy souls out there participating in a ‘post a day’ challenge, but I’m happy just following the twitter feed and using the occasional idea as a catalyst for a post. The question “if you got a tattoo what…