Category Archives: Childhood

The bunny …

… he came whilst we were all at assembly. We could tell it was the real bunny cause his footprints had glitter in them and everyone knows the real Easter Bunny footprints are glittery! So says the principal.  

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Why I love my job this week …

I am magic … it is official, I have been told by a five year old and we all know they tell the truth, the total and absolute truth. I was in her classroom, hanging out, making little rock piles … Continue reading

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Mike …

… look what I saw today …    A few weeks ago I saw something similar and it reminded me of a story I was read as a child.  I was at a conference recently about wellbeing and a speaker … Continue reading

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This is love … part two

  

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Made me smile …

… I saw these and smiled, somewhere in my memory a long time ago there was something like this. Perhaps when we were little, perhaps at Kmart, definitely when mum was alive.        

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Rainbow fruit tingles …

… are everywhere and this makes me smile.   

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Tucked away …

… on a bench, on a veranda, the boys say it was their Dad’s when he was little and that makes me smile. 

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Rainbow fruit tingles and me!

There are things in your memory, sometimes you don’t know they are there until something drags them back. As part of my chemotherapy education hour Marisa handed over a pack of Fruit Tingles and I kind of went OHHHHHHH! I … Continue reading

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An image that grabbed me

In The Age newspaper photo gallery, such a wonderful concept, I want to make a sticky maze at me school!

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My mum’s shortbread!

If there was only one sweet thing that I was ever allowed to eat again, it would be shortbread made by me (if I’m lucky these days my sister’s kids would help) for Christmas. Each December I pull from the … Continue reading

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