Guilt, betrayal, lies, regret, tragedy it’s all there

Complex, dysfunctional family relationships, conflict, guilt, betrayal, lies, regret and tragedy Hannah Richell’s books have it all.  They are ‘sneak into the toilet to read five more pages’ while hubby changes the baby kind of books. Having read Hannah’s first novel Secrets of Tides and loved it I couldn’t wait to read this year’s offering […]

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Turning 40 and falling apart!

As a girl personal maintenance is never ending.  In order to keep up with mine I had an appointment to keep.  When I arrived I was I was greeted by light gently filtering through copper chiffon curtains, plush tapestry chairs, current magazines and pleasant conversation… No I wasn’t at the beauty therapists or a day spa, […]

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Top 5 things about Problogger’s 2013 tribe

GC switched on sensational weather as 450 bloggers checked in to listen to 30 speakers at 30 sessions for the fourth annual Problogger training event and what a doozy it was. Super stylish QT Hotel hosted bloggers from across Australia and around the world. With three concurrent sessions running in each time slot, without a […]

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Media: New mag Elle to battle Marie Claire

In May this year Bauer Media’s Madison magazine quietly folded. Grazia and Instyle also joined the magazine graveyard. Yet on September 23, Elle magazine, another Bauer production, will launch in direct competition with long established Marie Claire. So why, why would Bauer, formerly ACP think that Elle can survive where Madison has failed? Sounds crazy, […]

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Problogger t minus 10 hours

Problogger training event is finally here tomorrow at 7.30am 329 bloggers and wanna be bloggers will meet at QT Gold Coast for 17 sessions of pure heaven. When I first saw the event advertised, not unsurprisingly on another blog, I wasn’t sure I should spend the money. It was around $300. I wasn’t sure I […]

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Ready, set, move house again!

You wouldn’t read about…oh no wait you are …. we’re moving again. Yep you read that right. Moving. Moving to Middlemount, about 175klms down the central Queensland road. MWL said I should call this post OMFG we’re moving again but it didn’t grab me. I probably would have called it that about a month ago […]

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Nana, Mum and Mother’s Day

The Rubinator’s little face was all screwed up and bright red, he arrived screaming at the door the mcplayground with tears running down his face. I grabbed, my bag started to get the baby out of the mchigh chair, prepared for a trip to the emergency room, had to be a broken arm. No, no […]

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