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Author/Illustrator: Shaun Tan

Eric came as an exchange student. He was . . . different, hard to understand sometimes. Probably because the place he came from was really different, but it was hard to tell. 231 more words

Book Review

Around the Area

The village of Labretonie is small & typically French, yet welcoming to newcomers & plays host to all nationalities; at present we have a handful of English, Belgian, Dutch & Australian who have chosen to be a part of this rural community. 28 more words

In defense of Jess Ainscough, the Wellness Warrior who sadly passed last week

As you know if you follow this blog, I was diagnosed with breast cancer aged 39. I followed every bit of the Oncologists advice. I had disfiguring surgery (a double mastectomy), a year of chemotherapy and four years later I still take hormone blocking medication. 688 more words

Life After Breast Cancer

The Sapphires - Movie Review

I hadn’t heard much about this movie before watching it. But I was excited about it because it has one of my favorite actors, Chris O’Dowdy, in it. 118 more words


Gluten-free Australian Scones

Full disclosure. This is not a low-carb recipe. It is, however, very difficult to find good gluten-free eggless baked goods and therefore, every now and then, even I break the rules. 808 more words