Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Super Termite – yes, it’s really called that

Did I mention we have termites? I have been blogging about the experience for Rentokil – here is part 2 of our travels with termites, I hope you like it. http://www.rentokil.com/blog/coptotermes-the-super-termite/ Advertisements

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What’s that word again…(Mamamia! – Part 14)

Hi again, this piece also appeared on Mamamia recently and I’ve linked it here: http://www.mamamia.com.au/parenting/adult-conversation-ive-forgotten-how-to-do-it/ The dinnertime conversation was about K. Rudd and the recent comments that the more you got to know him, the less you liked him.  The … Continue reading

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Not Another Painful Learning Assessment Nightmare (NAPLAN) – Mamamia! (Part 13)

This piece was published by Mamamia recently, and reproduced here (sorry about the font size, wordpress is possessed): http://www.mamamia.com.au/parenting/naplan-not-another-painful-learning-assessment-nightmare-naplan-parenting/ This week my little Prima (aged 8) has NAPLAN. It’s her first brush with standardised education and also mine, as a … Continue reading

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Pests and pestilence

Hi there, we recently found out we have a termite infestation (cue massive panic attack). Rentokil is thankfully taking care of the problem for us soon and they have asked me blog about our experience. It’s the beginning of a … Continue reading

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Heirlooms- Mamamia! (Part 12)

This piece recently appeared on Mamamia – it’s about my grandmother, the things we value and the things we pass on. I hope you like it: http://www.mamamia.com.au/relationships/my-most-important-family-treasure/ My grandmother (aged 85 and in good health) is obsessed with her own … Continue reading

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