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Lisa Lintern
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30 days, 30 posts. I did it!
I have to be completely honest, I didn’t think I would. When I first had the idea to do this 30-day blogging challenge , my head-wrecking self-doubting inner voice scoffed at me: “You won’t stick to this. You’ll be lucky to get half way.” IN YOUR FACE INNER...

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Help me name a character
Right. So, this post makes me feel a little awkward. Oh, gawd, I can feel the blush coming on now. deep breath So, um…you see. I’m kind of writing a…*cough* Well, I’m trying to write a…*squirm* I mean, one day I hope to write a… cringe (I feel like such...

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Mornings
Image via iStock It’s dawn. As the sun spreads its warm glow across our garden a family of sparrows in a tree ruffle and stretch their feathers. Mother sparrow lifts her head to check on her chicks, rolls to one side and farts.  And so it begins.  Two pairs...

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When neighbours collide
credit: Thomland via iStock Recently a friend on Facebook posted an update about her neighbour. The grumpy bloke next door swore loudly at her kids (who are only two and seven) as they played in their back garden at 10.15am on a Sunday morning. Hearing him ...

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On being a ‘nice’ person
I’m often told I’m a ‘nice’ person. In fact, lots of people call me Lovely Lisa. I think I’m called that because I go out of my way to make people feel comfortable around me and I also like to avoid unnecessary conflict. I’m not sure why I’ve turned out to ...

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Weird phobias*
Here’s a revelation for you: an insight to the women who is Lisa Lintern. I don’t like baths. <collective gasp> I know, I know. Having a bath is supposed to be one of the most relaxing and therapeutic things a person can indulge in.  "Ah, is that someone el...

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Not another recap post
Post 24 and I’m on the home straight of this 30-day blogging challenge. I have to admit as I dragged my knackered body out of bed this morning and contemplated the resumption of all the kid’s activities this weekend, I thought to myself: “No one will notice...

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First isn’t best
We live in a suburb of Sydney that is jammed full of successful people; people who have risen to the top of their game, in sporting or professional fields.  As a result, it’s a competitive place to live. While no one outwardly says these things, you know pe...

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Spinning
I’ve been feeling a little rough around the edges lately. Maybe it’s the school holidays finally catching up with me. Maybe it’s dealing with the emotion of my youngest heading off to school. Maybe it’s all the change we’ve experienced in the past six month...

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Pushing out the boat and holding my breath
It’s true to say that I am probably a bit of a worrier . Ok, a downright panic merchant. So when Busy-And-Important-Husband called me during his lunch break yesterday to announce he had enrolled our nearly seven year old Boy-Who-Asks-Questions into a sailin...
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