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Label Libel

For many years as a librarian I heard endless debates about, frankly, the most trivial of questions. “What does it mean to be a librarian?” “Should we change the name to something else so that people know that we are … Continue reading

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I didn’t blog yesterday. I nearly didn’t today either. I’m a little stuck in my thoughts. I’m trying very hard not to be overcome by my circumstances. Sometimes I lose that battle for a little while. I think that happened … Continue reading

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I used to have a list of wants that were pretty unreasonable and also pretty normal… I want to be prettier. I want to be taller. I want to have a nicer car. I want to have a better job. … Continue reading

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Fat bottomed blogger

I’m a chunky girl. I’ve got curves. Hell, I’ve got arcs and parabolæ!! To say I’ve got back is an understatement. I don’t like the term fat. I’m not ashamed of my size. I just don’t like that word. I’ve … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about weather, baby

(Can’t believe I’m going to write a blog post about the weather!) It’s cold. Sure, I’ve felt colder. But there’s no denying that it’s cold. Queensland Winter. That’s a phrase that we might joke about. Does Queensland get a winter? … Continue reading

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All you need is a fulfilling career

It’s 4:30am. I’ve been awake for about a half an hour. I got 2 hours sleep before that. I’m sick and I’m tired and I’m full of asthma and cold medication. I don’t know if it’s the sleep deprivation or … Continue reading

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A positive mumming story

I have lost count of the number of articles I have read about people (often mothers) judging mothers. The judgement can be about almost anything. Do you breast or bottle feed? How long for? Do you feed in public? How … Continue reading

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