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Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Allow me to put aside the kidlets for a post or two because I am about to have a bloody great big whinge. It has been four years since I’ve last had my body to myself- and in some of that time I have been both pregnant and breastfeeding- and I’m completely. burnt. out. Breastfeeding [...]

When poetry is required

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

Many moons ago I used an excerpt of T.S. Eliot’s ‘Marina’ to reveal the gender of Miss Immyjim.  Tonight I feel compelled to revisit and meditate on this poem in full:  Quis hic locus, quae regio, quae mundi plaga? What seas what shore what grey rocks and what islands What water lapping the bow And [...]


Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

It’s fair to say that I am suffering from PNFFS. PNFFS, in case both you and the mental health professionals didn’t know, stands for Post Natal For Fark’s Sake. And it as exactly as it sounds. I am tired. I am anxious. I can’t focus. I go from loving to monster mama in three nanoseconds [...]

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