Just Do It

There are some things in life that defeat you before you even start trying. Small mundane tasks, which are annoying, but can be elevated to insanity starters at the slightest glitch. I searched my cerebral mass to come up with a list of things that have caused my blood pressure to skyrocket lately. A simple task such as emptying the bin. You keep shoving things in, … [Read More...]

My kids are never leaving home

circa 2011 The news dropped yesterday that penalty rates will be slashed come July 1 and my first thought was "My kids are never going to leave home." A lot of … [Read More...]

Tina the Barbarian

Massage table manufacturers. Would it kill you to put boob holes in? Being the owner of a decent set of boobs and being bent up over a keyboard for hours on end, … [Read More...]

To the Victor Goes The Spoils and the key to the school

It was an unprecedented crowd who gathered in the staffroom of our local primary school last night, to witness and take part in the vote for the Parents & … [Read More...]

Don’t I know you from somewhere?

It doesn't happen very often, but sometimes someone will come up to me and say "Where do I know you from?" I know that it is because of this blog, so I usually … [Read More...]

Where Crap tends to Congregate

There are two designated crap traps in Chateau De Woog. These are the places where like attracts like in the attempt to clutter the fuck out of the joint. The … [Read More...]

All Those who Believe in Telekinesis, Raise my Hand

That headline up there? It isn't mine. It belongs to comedian Emo Phillips, but I like it very much indeed and it is a great one to start off todays … [Read More...]

Clancy of the Overwhelmed

Is it just me, or is there an impending sense of over-whelmness out there in the universe? The past week or two, I am feeling like an ATM Machine. I got the … [Read More...]

Farewell Phillip

Is two years a good innings for a Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree? Rest in Peace Phillip. (you ungrateful fucker) Cause of death - Unknown Time of death - Drawn out … [Read More...]

The Felix to my Oscar

Sponsored by Bupa So I have been writing on the internet for a few years now, and one of the best thing that has come out of it is some really great friendships. … [Read More...]

Marriage is the first step towards divorce

Let’s talk about divorce. I say this as many of my mates marriages are going in the bin at the moment. Marriage is HARD. And on Valentines Day, you might ask … [Read More...]

The Weekend Report

Was it just me, but was that quite a warm weekend? And did it seem to drag on and on and on? My Mum came in for the weekend to experience our superior … [Read More...]

How to stay Cool

So, today you basically cannot turn on the news unless you want to know that we are all going to perish in the heat. Yes, it is hot and yes, we are talking about the … [Read More...]

Five things that I am LOVING RIGHT NOW!

This summer, like a lot of people, I watched the film Minimalist. It is about living with less and simplifying your life and how you don't need much to be … [Read More...]

Why it is not Cool to be Conservative

There she goers. Off on a political rant again. Just who does she think she is? Ahem.... *clears throat, smoothes out her pinafore. Makes the bed and irons her … [Read More...]

How To Be A Mummy Blogger

See that little nugget of deliciousness up there? This is Horatio at about four hours old. This is how I spent the next few days in hospital, after having him. I … [Read More...]

Is this the New Normal?

A few years ago we were cleaning out the garage when we stumbled across a small collection of Playboy magazines from the 1970's. They were hidden in the roof of all … [Read More...]