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Another Christmas

Yesterday, a friend posted on FaceBook that she was not buying her children presents this year and there was a photo of a letter from her daughter which included the words ‘Worst Christmas Ever’. None of their three children believe … Continue reading

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250 Weeks

250 weeks have passed since my eldest and only daughter drowned on a beach in Samoa, struck by a never-ending wave of tsunami. She was 6 3/4 years old. She would be 11 3/4 years now. I continue to count … Continue reading

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My Longevity

Parts of my work deal with the disclosure aspects of financial and insurance products, hence there was a discussion on the funeral insurance industry and their lack of disclosure, ie, that you pay more in premiums than the $5-6,000 required … Continue reading

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All pain is the same

“Now I know. All pain is the same. Only the details are different.” ‘The Yellow Birds’ by Kevin Powers. During the week, Amaroo School held a fundraiser for a family who are in need of spending time together. They had … Continue reading

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See Ya

We’ve packed our bags for a trip overseas. As I packed, I knew that within a few days I would have to say goodbye to Clea, yet again, because she can no longer travel with us; only in our hearts. … Continue reading

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Bravery

I’ve been considering the concept of bravery for sometime now, mainly because people often tell me that I am brave. I do not feel brave. I have just finished reading a book about someone who received a medal for bravery … Continue reading

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Learning Journey

Last night, I went to my sons’ learning journeys. My husband went with them before school. It is a yearly event at their school. Students from preschool to Year 5 show their parents around their classroom, play games with them … Continue reading

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