Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Staleness of Life

“Apparently, even the most awful tragedies, and the people they’d ruined, got a little stale after awhile”. Tom Perrotta, The Leftovers. It doesn’t take long for a tragedy and ruined life to become stale. My daughter has been dead for … Continue reading

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Conception

Ten years ago today, Clea became part of my life. On 17 April 2002, I under went egg harvesting for in vitro fertilisation. The doctor took six eggs from my ovaries and managed to fertilise five with my husband’s sperm. … Continue reading

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My Husband Writes Poetry

My husband writes poetry. He writes beautiful, emotional and sad poetry. In a previous blog, I included a link to his first published book of poetry. He had four sonnets published in Transnational Literature in May 2011. He has also … Continue reading

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Whisper Her Name in the Wind

I’d like to share a post from my husband’s blog – http://www.downunder-literatura.blogspot.com.au/ .

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Clea’s Love Diary

In June 2009, Clea used the old laptop to write what she called ‘A Love Diary’. She was six years old. I have not changed any of her words:   A RECOUNT ABOUT MY WEEKEND. I LOVE B  FOR BRIGITTE. … Continue reading

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