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    Our Little Spaceman

    Stargazing was always a part of my relationship with Dean. I suppose we kind of fell into it as a habit. We met on a warm summers evening and didn’t want to say goodnight, so we walked along an empty beach under a blanket of stars. I pointed out the constellations I could remember and Dean told me that in England the moon is upside down (except to him there it looked right side up) and we both marvelled at…

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    Early Newborn Days

    There’s a quiet magic about having a newborn that is easy to get lost in. It finds itself in the quiet dawns and late night feedings. It burrows into the long,…

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    Arriving In England for Christmas

    Jetlag. Dark mornings. Early sunsets. Cold days. Old friends. Family. Dogs. We have arrived in England. The days are shorter, and we feel those missing hours of sunlight like you wouldn’t…

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    A Four Day Visit

    My mum’s brother came to visit us last week, all the way from ‘down south’ in New South Wales. It was a pretty special occasion, him never having had the opportunity…

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    The Garden Boat

    To be quite honest, I’m not 100% sure about where the boat came from. I heard a story, although I’m not sure it’s true, that it was a throwaway, something that…

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    A Note About Four-Legged Friends

    I’m not sure I’d ever go so far as to call myself a ‘dog person’, although I’m definitely dating one (a dog person that is). At the most I think I was merely…