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Day 5

Today I wore the black coated jeans, the cream shirt and black Nikes. Tonight, we had a fancy dress party so I modified the same outfit to become a pirate.  I did wear boots instead of the Nikes. I think … Continue reading

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first post of 2016

This is the first post on the blog in quite a while. It is difficult sometimes to know what to blather on about. Is anyone interested?  Mainly it is a record for me and my family, maybe one day the … Continue reading

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cleaning #1

Things you may not think to clean (that are really very dirty) The kitchen sink I don’t use my sink for much at all, just rinsing things before they go in the dish washer. I wash vegetables etc in my … Continue reading

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Berlin part 2

We left Paris and flew back to Berlin, a very short trip. It was a beautiful day and the views from the plane of the country side were stunning. It still is hard to believe how green Europe is compared … Continue reading

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Mothers’ Day 1980s

Before I return to Berlin and the last leg of my overseas month I want to share a story of ‘when my children were young’. My daughter says she enjoys the old stories of my childhood, well, this is one … Continue reading

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an update

I am going to Germany on 1st May to visit my son who has lived in Berlin for 2 years.  So, I have been thinking about what to take and what to take it in.  I have bought a few … Continue reading

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we are doing it wrong

The things that you find on the internet never cease to amaze. I was having a discussion with my SD and for some reason the talk turned to toilets and the like.  She is a big fan of Aesop products … Continue reading

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when i was 8

When I was in 3rd class my family moved to Adelaide from Sydney.  It was very exciting because we flew.  No-one I knew had ever been in an aeroplane.  We lived in the ‘satellite town’ of Elizabeth.  This town had … Continue reading

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anniversary

On Saturday it will be 2 years since my mother died.  She was 85.  She had survived cancer earlier in life but had a stroke 4 years before she died.  Physically she was quite good after the stroke but her … Continue reading

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MIL

My mother in law is an immigrant from rural Italy in the 1950s.  She came with her sister and her sister’s fiance to join her father who had already been in Australia for a few years.  Some years later they … Continue reading

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