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Sharolyn Newington
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May, Junia, July
I gave birth to this beautiful little girl on the 26th of May. We called her Junia Theosebia. Here are our days together; The mornings are cool. The sky is so blue. We soak in the sunshine gladly. Flowers are bountiful. Good food is abundant. Life is full a...

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Our Junia
What an incredible baby gift - a bucketful of homegrown avos. Afternoon winter sun shines on flowers from our church family. Big boy has just woken up and his mop is messier than usual.

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18th September 2012
This post has been in the pipeline for over 2 years. I began writing down my (or is it 'his'?) birth story when Ignatius was 5 weeks old, and have added to it over the last few months (and years!) as I've found moments of quiet or inspiration. We have lots ...

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Making Art on Tuesdays
Some of the children's art from my Tuesday class this term. Grades 1-4.

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The Smiths
I had so much fun with the Smith family. It was such an honour to be invited into their home and to roll around on the fresh lawn following the fun. We drank tea in beautiful mugs and nibbled freshly made caramel slice. Chrissie even offered me the very bes...

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Noisy moon
We moved to this cosy little home a few months ago now, just as as spring was beginning. There were a few cool nights, but it wasn't long until spring seemed to give way to summer. Two year old Ignatius' explanation of the cicada song that started up as the...

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Weaving and light
I sometimes teach an afternoon art class for children. It is in a dark, cold, concrete room. I love the way the winter sun shines in through the high windows. I want to soak up all the sun I can on these days. But it shone into eyes, and so we climbed up on...

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red
A sunset walk in search of red. We found a Moreton Bay Fig tree catching the last of the light; hibiscus; bougainvillea; mysterious passion flower vine; a little boy watching the rising moon; poinsettias. I am on an ongoing journey to find ways of appropria...

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Amanda & Jake get married!
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