Personal Musings | reading

What did you read as a kid?

Today I bought some pistachio nuts, which seems like an odd way to start this post, but bear with me. You see, pistachio nuts remind me of one of my favourite books as a kid. The book was ‘The Ten Cupcake Romance’. Yes, while all the other kids were reading literary classics such as Enid Blyton’s ‘The…

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What’s up?

Oh spring how I love thee (although not as much as Autumn. Sorry bout that), but I do love the warmth you bring allowing my bones to thaw out from the harshness of winter. I love the sweet smell of wattle and cut grass (clearly I don’t have allergies), and I love that each day…

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Fearless: Word for the year update

Okay, so I’m a little late with my mid-year update but I’ve been busy. I’ve been launching the copywriting side of my business and throwing myself head-down-bum-up into client work, and I’ve also been studying novel writing with the Australian Writers’ Centre. As well as the usual ground-hog-day activities of course. But, as I always…

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Hello July!

(image source) I hate winter. Coming into Winter from Autumn I love the thought of pulling out the boots and scarves, snuggling up in front of the gas log fire and eating hot soup. But after about three weeks I’m done and wishing for the warm days and blue skies of summer. The only light…

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Why I’m okay with fairy tales

source Last weekend we took our youngest daughters to see the new adaption of Cinderella staring Cate Blanchett, and I’m pleased to say we all loved it! Fairy tales have increasingly received a bad wrap in recent years, and in some cases I agree with the criticism. Beautiful princesses and endings promoting happily ever afters tied…