Monthly Archives: December 2010

Glowing balls

Joanne made me promise that just before midnight, mum, dad and I would pose with an activated glowball. Never let it be said that I’d disappoint my cousin! So here we are, each having a New Year brew and sending … Continue reading

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Joy in sunny days

So, the rain decided to give us a miss today. The sky was blue, the temperature up at about the 28 mark and not even a sniff of rain. At last. Fantastic. Mum managed to dry her 24 loads of … Continue reading

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Anniversary

I missed my one year of blogging! Dammit. I’ve decided to celebrate it posthumously with a very short post and a link to the beginning. This one.

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Fun with Jo-Jo

I had never been to Brisbane before. Until today. I arranged to have lunch with my cousin Joanne who made massive alterations to her plans to go from Melbourne to Lismore in order to meet up. I am so glad … Continue reading

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No service

Why is Queensland so backward? It seems that technology is a very difficult concept in this state. We are still without the Internet, with just a flashing red light teasing us with the infinite possibilities of life online. I can … Continue reading

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After the drought

Rain, rain and more rain. And humidity. And really, really, really bad cricket. That just about sums up my boxing day. I visited the pool twice and forced mum to walk 20 miles to get the Sunday paper but otherwise … Continue reading

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Talk of the town

This is the first Christmas I have spent apart from Mirinda and it is very odd. It just doesn’t feel like Christmas. That’s not to say it hasn’t been lovely spending it with my family. It was lovely having lunch … Continue reading

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One sleep to go

Christmas eve and the rain hasn’t stopped. Dad had to go into the hospital today so the hospital could do what they needed to do, and I was to be left in charge of the house. Denise turned up bright … Continue reading

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Unpacking & building

We are still without the Internet. It’s like those movies where there’s a handful of survivors in the boat after the ship sinks and there’s a voice-over saying “53 days and still no sign of land. We ate the cabin … Continue reading

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Moving day

There is a reason we always use removalists. I’d forgotten. I quickly remembered. Today mum & dad moved from Golden Beach to Kawana Island. From the second floor of a block of flats to a ground floor duplex. Much better … Continue reading

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