Keep the same the same.

Keep the same the same.

Holidays are both a blessing and a curse in this house. Something to look forward to with anticipation and also a touch of dread. Because so often in our house, new means different, and different means bad. And holidays, by their very nature usually mean new. New routines, new places, new foods, new smells. All the newness can be equal parts exhilarating and overwhelming, depending on your perspective. A chance to explore a whole new world, or an assault on everything you know to be … [Continue reading...]

Ten tips for Comic Con awesomeness

Ten tips for Comic Con awesomeness

On the weekend we made the leap and entered the world of Comic Con. It's been something that Poss has wanted to do for some time, but in lieu of living in the US, where they seem to happen more frequently, we had to wait for the Melbourne one to roll around again. In the weeks leading up to it, she tossed back and forth about dressing up and taking part in the whole CosPlay phenomenon, but in the end decided against it. I was ok either way (of course) but I agreed that for the first time we … [Continue reading...]

That word.

That word

There are words, that over time, I’ve come to hate. Whether it’s through overuse, some idiot ruining it, or just an initial cringe factor that has grown and grown over time. I can’t help it; whenever I hear one of these words thrown around, it always provokes a response in me. Words like moist, which […]

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Happy for right now

Happy for right now

Sometimes when she sleeps, she still snuffles and sighs like a little puppy. Just like she did when she was a baby. She rolls over and her feet find mine, deep under the blankets. The flannelette pyjamas she wears feel soft as she curls against me. And I watch her sleep; her chest rising and […]

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Ready, set… hibernate

Ready set hibernate

It’s been a wet and miserable weekend; the grey skies unpredictable and the wind rattling our windows. The perfect weather to hibernate. And after the week we’ve had, it’s exactly what the doctor ordered. Well not literally, but it may as well have been. So hibernate we did. Husband has been away, so Poss and […]

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