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The Ludus Transformation Challenge

I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this in the blog before but I signed up for The Ludus Transformation Challenge and it officially starts tomorrow. Yesterday was the challenge introduction evening with speakers on...

Awesome August – Day 15 (Upside down)

I know I said at the beginning of this month that I’d try to find something other than handstanding for my photo a day challenge, but honestly – upside down? It had to be...

Awesome August – Day 14 (Me time)

Being a wife and a Mum I very rarely get time alone (which is kind of an ironic thing to say as I sit in my darkened study watching The Block Glasshouse and typing this blog …...

Awesome August – Day 11 (Family)

My little nuclear family, (me, James and the 2 kidlets) became an extended family unit in mid 2010 which incidentally was the year my Dad was diagnosed with tongue cancer. That year my parents...

Day 10 – Fall in love with;

Oh gosh what a loaded question! Although I guess that’s the idea behind the #lmaaugust photo challenge – right?  To get you thinking … ? There are so many things that I wished people...

Awesome August

Live More Awesome is a small registered NZ Charity started by Jimi Hunt & Dan Drupsteen trying to do big things for mental health. Each year they run initiatives that raise awareness of depression...

The Imitation Game

I remember when Issy was just a wee tot blissfully spending hours with her on my knee pointing at my body parts and naming them for her – I’d put my hand on my...

I’m how old? – how did that happen?

Today is the oldest I’ve ever been and the youngest I’ll ever be, although to be fair I gave up counting years ago (7 years in fact) – case in point, this morning my...

Junk “free” June

I’m seven days into #junkfreejune although I’m wondering if I should call it “less junk june”. 😉 To be fair, this challenge allows you to determine what junk food actually is, because it seems...

Mind Games

I gave up on New Years resolutions a couple of years ago and instead decided to pick ONE WORD that would be my inspiration for the year ahead. Last year my one word was...