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Wifehood - An Opinion

In an earlier post I wrote about the basic requirements of being a Doctor’s Wife*. This is all well and good in my case – I happily conform to these requirements in the interest of caring for my partner. 2,166 more words

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Cranberry dreams.

Ah, the Bala Cranberry Festival. It feels like this is now an annual last trip to the cottage to enjoy fall fun, in typically horrid weather! 109 more words



To my Dear Readers,

For those like myself raised on jokes that addressed the challenges of Bureaucracy and paper-pushing, here is a refresher on why it’s not always a laughing matter. 349 more words

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Things I Learned The Hard Way

This post is for my Gen Y friends who still haven’t quite got the hang of adulthood, for my Millennial little sisters who are about to venture into the world of independence, and anyone else who wants to know what a person should know when they move out of home. 568 more words

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Hiya fall.

I am a lover of summer weather, but as we sat through a heat wave the last few weeks of September, I was very ready for actual fall weather to arrive.  193 more words


I Never Envisaged Leaving Home

As a child, I knew that leaving home was an eventuality. Adults didn’t live with their parents forever, after all. This concept distressed me when I was younger. 589 more words

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Matriarchy - Opinion

I’m going to write along the thread of this post by Jennifer Berdahl;


Berdahl is a senior academic, who rose through the ranks witnessing the harmful stereotypes ‘given’ to women as they gained power. 1,883 more words

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