Forced Family Fun

Oh school holidays! I hang out for you to be here. The lazy mornings, no extra curricular activities, sausage sizzles for dinner. I romanticise about the family activities that we are going to partake in. I look at other families on bikes, on camping trips and read social media captions with parents bleating on about #familygoals with everyone deliriously happy, and … [Read More...]

How to live longer

Most people who know me know that I LOATHE Winter. I become a grumpy, anti-social, roomy and gloomy. I hate being cold. Grey skies and general malaise engulfs my … [Read More...]

Day 3 is the new Day 2

This post contains sensitive information about a perfectly natural and normal process that is very offensive to some people. If this is you, please don't read … [Read More...]

In a clear case of mistaken identity…​

One of my earliest memories involved me and Mum doing the grocery shopping. I recall walking up to her in the supermarket and grabbing her around the legs for the … [Read More...]

The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning

I didn't make that title up. It is a real book title by a cheery lass called Margareta Magnusson. It is almost like she is "FUCK YOU MARIE KONDO! I AM GOING TO DEATH … [Read More...]

“I’d like to introduce you to who we call the Defiant Woman. And right now, she doesn’t give a shit about you.”

I was rattling around the kitchen this morning, making a coffee and listening to ABC Sydney. Wendy and Robbie had a guest on, one who I adore. I was lucky enough … [Read More...]

Rock Bottom

"Rock Bottom!" It is a phrase that is sung out in our house on a daily basis. For example, I will go to make a coffee in the morning only to find the empty carton … [Read More...]

A Fine Romance

Pre-children years, Mr Woog and I would quite often go out for coffee and cake after dinner. Looking back, the thought of drinking coffee after noon is hilarious and … [Read More...]

How To Dress in your 40’s+

For Iris Apfel, 97, it is all about the layering. As a woman, hitting my mid-forties has been an interesting experience. And when I say interesting, it has been … [Read More...]

MAY THE LORD CERTAINLY NOT OPEN MY OVARY!

The above image is the one that accompanied THIS article. If you cannot be assed to click through and read it, it is about a new procedure that delays … [Read More...]

Three pairs of jeans that I respect and admire.

It is interesting that I would choose to do a fashion post when I am on day 2 and all I really want to do is eat an entire barbecue chicken while watching back to … [Read More...]

Smashing it

People who work as online entrepreneurs like to make Facebook Videos, explaining to their followers how they are SMASHING their business and personal goals, and if … [Read More...]

Weeping for your well-being

CIS:CIRC.366-1964 A recently spent a few days away with a dear friend. She is kind of like a goat to my thoroughbred tendencies. Basically, Mrs Webster is ace … [Read More...]

Rethink your 13th drink. A cautionary​ tale from a school mum.

Last week, the door of the canteen opened and a very ashen face Mrs. Walsh walked in. She announced that she was feeling dreadful. It turned out that the evening … [Read More...]

Beauty Essentials

I will never forget when my mum bought me my first lipstick. It was at the GEE BEE counter (Grace Brothers attempt at trying to be cool) and it was not dissimilar to … [Read More...]

On having one’s ass kicked

Not going to lie to you ladies and gents, this winter has completely kicked my ass. I am not sure why, I cannot recall being as crook over winter in the 46 years … [Read More...]

I’m not that innocent…

"But Mr. Zuckerberg! I am innocent!" But my words fell on deaf ears and I was placed in Facebook Jail for violating community standards regarding nudity. I had … [Read More...]