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Since we lost the apartment due to a shitty landlord and lead paint, I have been finding myself bumming about the future. All the negativity in my life right now (the lead paint, living in my partner’s parents’ cluttered hoarder home in the suburbs for the past four months with his mother who is suffering from ovarian cancer, not having any friends nearby, not being able to work due to the pregnancy and unable to start a home business without a home, etc.) while growing a tiny babe who should be full of hope has been having its impact. 123 more words
I am sitting here in what has morphed into my usual writing spot. It’s a chair that we bought second hand, it has spots of wear that show someone loved it before me. 895 more words
The current faux furore around the Australian Governments response to the Human Rights Commission offers a textbook study on dealing with bad news.
I am assuming none of the protagonists believe child abuse is acceptable and everyone is ultimately interested in minimising harm to vulnerable children. 832 more words