• The Magic Breadcrumbs

    It is not that I have nothing to say that I am silent. It is that my saying is going elsewhere. I have so many drafts sitting on this blog – but none are choosing to come to life. And any that do immediately turn […]

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  • Here be business bargains – so hurry!

    A-har-there, me hearties, Paptin Hook here,  (as my littlest says), telling you that today be Talk Like a Pirate Day! Arrrr! So set your Facebook to Pirate (you can REALLY do this – scroll to the bottom and I’ll tell you how – but prepare to pee […]

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  • Kid-speak

    My brother called cucumber “bocum” when he was two. He has just turned 20 and the whole family still calls it bocum! This post is a celebration of kid-speak. Those precious words, you know, the ones your child makes up, or muddles up, that bring […]

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  • Blooming True

    For those of you who are newer to the blog, you may not believe that before February 2012 I had not painted since school. Really. It’s blooming true! I was so convinced that I couldn’t paint, that when a friend suggest I start painting again, […]

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  • 10 Reasons Why I Hate my Bank

    I am FUMING after another lengthy and crappy encounter with my bank. I went in to pay 3 cheques and close a business account and three days later am still fuming. But life is good for us really. Our house is not currently being repossessed. […]

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  • My Number One Transformational Resource

    Everyone I meet seems to want to know how to join the revolution – the creative entrepreneur revolution. They see what I’m doing, and feel their own dream calling them. And they want to know HOW:  how do I start a blog/ publish an e-book/ […]

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  • Emotional Stew with Dumplings on Top

    My feelings are all of a muddle. I had been warned by mothers a-plenty that this would happen. But, in the way we all get through life, I had decided that it wouldn’t happen to me. That I would be different. I was, after all, […]

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  • Teachings from the Buddha Boy

    My boy, only just eight, has been sharing incredible wisdom and insight with me the last couple of weeks. I keep being completely in awe of what comes out of his mouth. Words that have brought pricks of proud tears to my eyes. I’d  love […]

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  • Changing Gear

    We are changing gears. School is back tomorrow. And our littlest starts pre-school. Five mornings a week. Three hours a day. Can you believe it? I can’t! I genuinely never thought this day would come. I see the mornings opening up for me. I will […]

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  • Up, up, up

    The problem with knowing that I am bi polar, is the crippling self awareness. I feel good. I have energy. I got lots done at work. Alarm bells I can’t stop feeling delighted with myself…but I just sold 2 paintings unexpectedly and got a commission […]

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