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My 50th Birthday - putting Paris on hold

The Birthday Bash and PARIS on hold On the eighteenth I turned fifty, it almost seems like it didn't happen. With all the build up and excitement about going to Paris driving me the last few months celebrating at home and then sleeping through…
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A Simple Life in Italy - stopping the overwhelm

This time last week I was in total overwhelm......writing, blogging, tweeting, facebook, B-School, linked in, pinterest, family, kids, house work, renovations, health issues, down.....and constantly close to tears. Ridiculous…

Our Italian Life - Pneumonia, B-School and Burning down the house

I didn't write a post last week, I almost didn't write one this week, the only thing I really want to do right now is curl up in a ball and sleep. But I can't..... I can't take time out for me right now, can't regenerate, recuperate, re create…
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Leaving on a Jet Plane - 5 days and counting down

Addictive Blog Award and Heading to Italy We leave Queensland in five days heading for Melbourne, Bangkok then on to Italia. The last few weeks have been flat out, so much happening and I can let you know that moving country can be a bit stressful. Even…
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Roll Call - time for you to say Ciao

It's time for a Roll Call! The thing that gives me the most joy blogging is meeting and connecting with you all. A huge thank you to everyone here, and also over at Renovating Italy on facebook where the conversations are brilliant. I've…