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 before, she had used her body as a filtration system for a bottle and a half of red wine. Now, I wasn't sure whether being rostered on for a canteen duty with a force ten hangover was a good thing, or a really very … [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...]

The Cheeseburger Churn

When you are younger, you tend to have guts that are made of steel. You could eat all the gluten, all of the dairy, all of the white bread you could manage, … [Read More...]

Weapon of Choice

Weapon of Choice #notsponsored There is a supermoon/retro in retrograde situation going on which is rare, and is why I am blaming on World War Three going on in … [Read More...]

Just add it to the list…

Recently, a friend popped over for a cuppa unannounced. Some people freak out an unannounced pop-ins but I don't really care. We live on a well-worn path of … [Read More...]

To the man in seat 18A

So the thing is, I love holidaying and travelling, visiting other countries and of course, eating all of the things. But flying? Well, let's just say I am not the … [Read More...]

The Garden of Good and Dumped!

Note to all you young Mummy Instagram Bloggers. Make hay while the sun in shining because in about a decade, your content will take a direct pivot because your kids … [Read More...]

FUCK YOU JOHN SINGLETON & CO

Mr Woog comes in from work most afternoons to find me typing away at this very computer, listening to one of many podcasts. Sometimes he catches me listening to … [Read More...]

Live with us

Once a week I get an email from Country Road showing me new things in store and letting me know that I have a birthday bonus to spend. I tend to shop in-store at … [Read More...]

46

Over the weekend I celebrated my 46th trip around the sun. In the past, I liked to have basically spent the day feeling stupidly sorry for myself. I would turn off … [Read More...]

I will ‘ell you wha’ i ‘ave bin up ‘o!

The office hasn't changed since I have decided to dust off the old keyboard and return from long service leave. Most people have advised me that long service leave … [Read More...]

Self Imposed Long Service Leave

I have been blogging FOR A VERY BLOODY LONG TIME NOW. Since 2008, if you can believe that. And now, eleven years later, I think it has finally happened. I think I … [Read More...]

Sounds I do not like.

There are some sounds that I adore, like the popping of a champagne bottle, or the sound of an ATM machine that indicates to me that there is cash coming my way. I … [Read More...]

My Special Talent

If you know me in real life, you would know that I am full of irrational fears. Like swooping birds who try to poke my eyes out. Like cream based condiments. The … [Read More...]

Nemesis​

I live in a suburb home to plenty of dogs. Being a dog owner myself, I get to know them as we wander the streets together. There are a pair of huge poodles, whom … [Read More...]