So I have a Clutter Problem

It’s true. I am surrounded by clutter. I have been like this all my adult life. As a child the rule in my family home was ‘bedrooms are only for sleeping’. So the one room in the house I could call my own had nothing in it that said it belonged to me. There was…

The Year Begins With a Holiday

For me, the year always begins with a holiday. Every January our family goes to Merimbula for two weeks – after New Year’s Day, to the same house, with the same two families of friends. The kids who were toddlers in the beginning are now teenagers who sometimes come and go on the bus rather then…

Happy Ninja Christmas

In early December #2 son’s school had a card fundraiser. Perfect timing! As I filled in the form he said, “Don’t be disappointed Mum but we’re not allowed to draw anything to do with Christmas.” Another casualty to over-political correctness. I respect that many families don’t celebrate Christmas. Sometimes its cultural issue and sometimes it’s…