Category Archives: life

Household jobs

I wonder what household job you absolutely hate doing.  Ironing, washing, folding clothes, cleaning, etc, etc. Well, mine is unstacking a clean dishwasher.  I hate it and put it off to the point of washing dishes instead of emptying the … Continue reading

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Colonoscopy

I have Crohn’s disease. I was diagnosed 2 years ago as an adult so I am one of the lucky ones. Most people are under 30 when diagnosed and live with it for life. There is no cure, only remission. … Continue reading

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2015 Rant #1

Happy New Year. My first post of the year, I would like to get a few things off my chest, ie I’m going to rant about what I find annoying. WordPress. I would write more posts if WordPress would allow … 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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Paris

Paris. Oh what a city. From the minute I arrived I was in love. We stayed in an airbnb apartment in the 3rd arrondissement, recently renovated and up 4 floors which equated to 8 flights of stairs! I could do … 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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on holidays

John and I are currently up the coast at the holiday house. We come every year in January for a couple of weeks. The last few years the weather has been average but this year it is glorious. Lovely sunny … 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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