Archive for “October, 2008”

On this page the following entries were made in the “October, 2008” time-frame.


Bye!

Posted October 24th, 2008 by admin

We are heading off for a holiday to Queensland. See you soon!

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tagged by Jenn

Posted October 22nd, 2008 by admin

1. Where is your cell phone? In my bag. 2. Where is your significant other? Lying on the other couch. 3. Your hair color? Ginger. 4. Your mother? Would have been 50 this year. 5. Your father? Would have been 58 this year. 6. Your favorite thing? Getting more than 3 hours of solid sleep. [...]

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Mister Dexter

Posted October 13th, 2008 by admin

Dear Dexter, Happy First Birthday, my beautiful blue eyed boy. Two years ago, I had just parked my car at work and I had a thought, a premonition about having a son. At that stage we had no plans to have more children but you were determined to be here! You have brought such joy [...]

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Cowboy and Goth Fairy

Posted October 7th, 2008 by admin

Willow had a friend’s birthday party to go to – the theme was Ariel/Under the Sea/dress up as anything you like. I had already made her a skirt from a waistband of A’s old jeans, some black tulle and lots of ribbon. I bought a sparkly black boa, pink fairy wings with spiders on them, [...]

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cupcakes, cupckes!

Posted October 7th, 2008 by admin

Ok, I’m a bit over cupcakes now. I have been experimenting for Dexie’s birthday party recently, along with the usual baking that Willow and I do. Tonight I chopped the tops off the leftover cupcakes and made them into a faux bread and butter pudding. I made these the other day – they are supposed [...]

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this afternoon is…

Posted October 5th, 2008 by admin

taking the laptop out into the garden the smell of jasmine cats and dogs milling around my feet smoked salmon + cheese and chives dip with mini toast two imps in the garden the smell of chocolate mint as one of the imps pulls leaves out airplanes passing by over head, way way up high [...]

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What an afternoon!

Posted October 4th, 2008 by admin

A friend from my old work invited me to a BBQ at her place today. A stayed behind to finish putting the mulch out that we got delivered ages ago, and I took the children. It was a fantastic afternoon, sitting around talking about nothing much in particular. I had said to my friend’s housemate [...]

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Weekend breakfasts

Posted October 4th, 2008 by admin

We usually have something special for weekend breakfasts; from crumpets to pancakes, to big bacon and egg fry ups. This weekend it was going out for breakfast, but a couple of weekends ago I worked on Saturday and stopped in at the Mercato near us. The Mercato is a massive Italian gourmet deli, but it [...]

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work

Posted October 3rd, 2008 by admin

So, work, yes, work. I am currently working in a client facing position (so I don’t want to say exactly what it is) in the healthcare sector. It’s interesting and the hours are great+flexible, pay is pretty good too. On the other hand, it’s not something I see myself doing in the long term and [...]

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My day from hell.

Posted October 3rd, 2008 by admin

I don’t think I have had such a crap day in ages. 1am, woke up with chest pains. I have had these chest pains before, back in May. They couldn’t work out what was wrong with me then, so I didn’t hold much faith in them working out what was wrong this time. I walked [...]

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