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Win a boxset of the Dragonian Series!

Win a boxset of the Dragonian Series!

Competition time! Win a boxset of the Dragonian Series The latest release featuring final edition all-new covers. While I know many of you love your digital copies, I am awaiting the hardcover box set. True, a tablet is much easier to carry and read on, […]

So much to tell. Let’s start at the beginning.

So much to tell. Let’s start at the beginning.

It’s been a rather long time since I got to posting. Between, selling our flat, buying a home, moving a fair distance to our new home which is closer to work and schools we have been busy. A bit of a fixer upper. While we […]

Our parenting 101 notes. It’s all about routine.

Our parenting 101 notes. It’s all about routine.

So many parents ask my hubby and myself how do we get our kids to bed at such an early hour. Truthfully we never really thought about it. Both our respective sets of parents were pretty strict on bedtime routines when we were young and […]

Is Infertility Treatment Covered By Medical Aids?

Is Infertility Treatment Covered By Medical Aids?

So recently was watching The Bold Type and one of the main characters has the BRCA gene. She is advised to freeze her eggs and to consider an oophorectomy to mitigate her risk of cancer. So she goes to start the process only to discover […]

Have you struggled to return to work after a baby?

Have you struggled to return to work after a baby?

Calling all ex-stay-at-home-moms. Tonight I was taking some time out and watching a series I have really come to enjoy. Younger. It has amused, entertained and delighted me on many occasions. However tonight something really hit home for me about the entire overarching storyline. Liza […]

Considering ABC’s

Considering ABC’s

A snippet of poetry. My favourite form. Freeverse. A train of thought – a whimsical play with words. Scribbled at the moment when inspiration struck.   Alphabet soup. The long and the short of it, letters to form words. Sentences to convey more than just words. […]

The Bold Type: Women Keeping It Real

The Bold Type: Women Keeping It Real

I was looking for something new to watch. The show’s poster caught my eye. That, plus because I loved the write-up and because of one of my best friends blog is called The Boldest Type I watched it. Must have been a sign, because I […]

Hello world! Sorry, really I don’t speak Mandarin.

Hello world! Sorry, really I don’t speak Mandarin.

The time has come for Mandarin. Toying with an idea is great fun. I will admit to toying with the idea of a blog for a long time. I have written on and off in various capacities for clients and friends on a range of […]