The Elf on the Dusty Shelf

It's that time of the year again, that time that has every parent on high alert. December 1 marks official Elf Season, the time when all of the Elves on the Shelves are freed from their polar caves and released into the world to spy on their chosen family. I'm miffed as to what these … Continue reading The Elf on the Dusty Shelf

Netflix Killed The Video Store

I recently heard that the last Blockbuster Video Store was closing in Sydney. My kids asked, "what's Blockbuster?" How can it be that in my life time I have seen Blockbuster become a thing, and then not a thing and I'm not even forty yet? I tried to tell them all about the novelty of … Continue reading Netflix Killed The Video Store


Intuition (noun)- a thing that one knows or considers likely from instinctive feeling rather than conscious reasoning. Synonyms- hunch, feeling, feeling in one's bones (shut up!), gut feeling, inkling, suspicion.  Gut Feeling At my final ultrasound before Hugh was born, my husband was late for our appointment. I wasn't too worried as I had always spent … Continue reading Hugh