Trying on wetsuits.

I just don’t swim. I love the ‘idea’ of being a water-babe, so I decided if everyone else can get in the water, then so shall I. With a wetsuit. To the shops. Selecting some wetsuits, I confidently headed towards the change rooms. My husband (a dolphin who swims regardless of temperature in, or out of the water) popped his head in to offer wisdom and advice. According to him, a wetsuit should be so tight, you almost can’t breathe. Which, when... Read More

Never let your guide get away…

The story so far….. I turned 50 a few years ago, but have only just recently got around to organising a weekend away (for the milestone birthday) with my sisters. The next sister (Aunty Beads) in line to turn 50 will do so soon, so I had to get something organised promptly. Scoopon popped up in my email and I knew what I wanted – A Rafting Trip! The little yellow blow-up raft hung precariously on the lip of the three meter ‘drop’.... Read More

Turning that certain age

Well here she is – the 50 year old rafting queen.  Why oh why did I say yes, a moment of madness I should think!  We do love Aunty Darling, and wanted to be a part of her special birthday. Here’s my story about that fateful day. Three rafts, three couples, three guides. And the rapids… Aunty Verve and I (Aunty Lush) took to the yellow raft with partners Peter & Steve.  We were proud (and scared) and led the brigade of... Read More

Mum Sayings

"I wonder what the poor people are doing?"
"Did you see anyone you liked better than yourself?"
"I've had that new coat forever."
"Go on, you deserve it."

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