Reasons I Hate Book Week – Part 2

You probably guessed my rant re Book Week would carry on … the Part 1/Part 2 thing probably gave it away. The last one, that was just a little thing that got up my twat and I didn’t feel okay at all with the fact that parents who send their…

Reasons I Hate Book Week – Part 1

STOP! Before you click away, this is Not Another Bitch About What To Dress My Kids In For Book Week. Whilst it seems the rest of Australia is in a frantic, mother-stressed frenzy about it all, I appear to be one of about three mums who is immune to the…

Erroneous Exorcism

Indulging in a moment of uniterruption, which essentially means I had two laptops and my mind going the 12-year-old talking at me, and Grumpy Pants attempting to have a serious and important conversation with me, my attention was drawn to the conversation between the Biggest One and the Littlest One.…

The Very Horrible Family Day

Yet another Sunday and after a week of arse-sitting in an office, I was bouncing around like a sugared up toddler, desperate to burn off some energy. Also, various corners of the house needed seeing to, so a Family Day it was. Cue the “I hate Family Days” and “Family…

The Nothing

One of the things I really struggle with during the school holidays is the distraction/diversion/obstruction to my work. See, I really, really LOVE what I do. Part of it, absolutely, is doing that thing I am so intensely passionate and compassionate about. That thing I have little to no control…