Too many brain thoughties…
Jul31

Too many brain thoughties…

But none that I can articulate. Pleuky, blob,...

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The Liebster Blog Awards
May04

The Liebster Blog Awards

Yay! The other day the lovely Kim at “A Dag’s Life” named this little blog among her Liebster Blog Award picks. I’m so flattered: first of all that a stranger is reading my blog, second of all that they like my blog, and third of all that they mentioned my blog on their own in such a lovely way. For those who don’t know, the Liebster Blog Awards are basically chain letters of love for baby-bloggers. It’s all about sharing links and...

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Vote for Meeeee!
Apr14

Vote for Meeeee!

The Best Australian Blogs 2012 Competition, People’s Choice Award is now open for voting! I’m not entirely sure what possessed me to enter this part of the competition, especially considering that I have a regular readership of only four, one of whom is ineligible to vote, because he is a cat. I also doubt that he would lower himself to the level of voting anyway, particularly as I usually force him to read my posts in...

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Wondering about Mother-Characters
Apr07

Wondering about Mother-Characters

Recently on Twitter, Elizabeth Lhuede, creator of the Australian Women Writers 2012 Challenge, tweeted a question asked by Kirsten Krauth on the AWW Facebook page: “Who are yr favourite mother characters in Aust fiction? Or favourite books about mums?” Since then, I’ve been unable to stop thinking about this question. It has reminded me, firstly, that I really don’t read enough Australian writers. Although, I intend to post a review...

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Melbourne is icky. My sister is the best.
Feb14

Melbourne is icky. My sister is the best.

At the moment, I’m in Melbourne. It’s gross. Yep, I’m not a particular fan of Melbourne. Everything is covered in at least one more layer of grime than seems perfectly necessary or in any way hygienic, and the water tastes funny.  Unfortunately, life requires that I visit this particular den of filth and distasteful liquids fairly regularly. Fortunately, I have a number of good friends who make my Melbourne trips worthwhile. Tomorrow,...

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