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One of Those Interview Thingies

April 6, 2018 | 4 Comments

I was wanting to blog but could not bring together a coherent theme, so thought I’d “cheat” and answer some of those typical blog interviews (as if you don’t know ALL about me already, but anyway, here goes):

Are you named after anyone?

My middle name is Rae, after my maternal grandmother. I asked my parents where they got the idea for my first name from, but they were suitably vague and kept saying that they thought I was going to be a boy and then my name would have been Bruce. So ja.  Continue Reading…

Lifestyle, Toys

Being Reminded that Stars Twinkle

April 2, 2018 | 3 Comments

I had a brief moment of guilt this long weekend when I kept thinking: “I should be blogging. I should be blogging”. But it passed quickly enough, because I realised that by staying away from the screen, I was refilling the well, as I’ve written about before. I’ve been working really hard in my day job recently and once again, this is an example of how days and days of creating a whole lot of fresh content can really take it out of you. Creating is exhilarating but also exhausting! And I needed this time for my creative resources to refresh and refill, before I could squeeze anything new out once again. Continue Reading…

Books, Food

March Favourites

March 24, 2018 | 5 Comments

Me again. I’ve just put the kids to bed and I actually want to run around the silent rooms screaming hallelujah. I took them to a movie thinking it would be a nice mom gesture but do you think they rewarded me with any type of good behaviour or appreciation afterwards? Nope, they’ve fought like cat and dog ever since we got home. Kicking. Whining. Crying. My soul.

I know this is pretty normal but jeez, it gets my back up. Of course, after I shouted like a mad woman they then relented and gave me hugs and were adorable once again. And thank goodness for biology because then your heart just swells with love once more. Until someone whines again. And so it continues.

But I digress. I haven’t blogged a lot this month but here are some nice things I’ve been getting up to: Continue Reading…