Never Say Never

A couple of days ago I said to Paul ‘if there’s one thing that I can say with absolute certainty it is that I would never ever ever go into politics. There’s absolutely no way’. The name calling, bickering, fighting that goes on within the political arena I find terribly off-putting and quite unnerving to be […]

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Perfectly Perfect Mushrooms

It took me 45 years to enjoy the taste of mushrooms. I remember clearly going out on an Autumn morning with Mum toting a bucket, out to the back paddocks of the farm searching for field mushrooms. She used to cook them in a roux and have the grey-brown creamy concoction on toast for her […]

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Easy Lunchbox Fillers

Ruby has been going through a spate of not eating her school lunch. Day after day she comes home with a lunch box still full of the lovingly made healthy meal – which takes up a fair bit of time each morning for the lunch-maker (aka Me). She said her friend has quiche for lunch […]

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The Art of Conversation

I’ve been listening to TED talks this morning – in amongst making pancakes, birthday present shopping and assisting my kids with a new vid for their YouTube channel. A fairly normal Sunday morning. I always love a good TED talk and this morning’s batch were all loosely based around having conversations. So I thought I’d investigate. Try and find one that spoke to […]

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