Day 8: This Time, With A Fuzzy Head

Day 8: This Time, With A Fuzzy Head

Dearests, A short one today. I was bustling with energy this morning – cleaned like a pro, put up Xmas tree & did all the decorations with the kids. And then… I hit a wall. Totally knackered, felt like I was coming down with something. Took some of my...
Day 6: The Elimination Of Depression Beige

Day 6: The Elimination Of Depression Beige

Precious humans, I took the day off yesterday from all outside-world facing obligations. Built a bed for my eldest kid, and helped her move back into her bedroom. She’s been sleeping in our room with her sister since Covid began. I took the opportunity to pull...
Day 5: School Holidays

Day 5: School Holidays

Poo bears, I made it. I MOTHERFUCKING MADE IT. I’m on the other side. School term officially ended at 7pm last night when I picked the kids up (and two of their friends) from their final musical theatre performance. We careened through Macca’s drive...
Day 4: The Reckoning

Day 4: The Reckoning

Possums, I told you I’d likely struggle to find time to write today. But here I am anyway. It’s the last day of school, my kids are in two musical theatre performances and my right hand man who usually looks after most of the driving and logistics is sick....
Day 3: What Now?

Day 3: What Now?

Panda bears, The euphoria of Day 1 & 2 are ebbing away. Now the tyre really hits the gravel. What now? What should I tell you about now? Maybe this: My lover has been sick this week, leaving me to do most of the parenting & keeping us alive tasks. It’s...