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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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birthing in the 80s, a personal story

There was a post on ivillage today about childbirth in the 80s and asking for comments from anyone who had birthed in that decade.  I wrote a quick response but I thought I would elaborate here. My children may like to … Continue reading

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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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great start

Oh, this is going to be a long day.  First the printer is kaput and I am trying to install another spare one we have.  It is not ‘recognising software’ or some such thing so I am downloading software from … Continue reading

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