When you are deciding how many children you’re going to have most families take into account things like affordability, size of the home, manageability and other factors central to your capacity to care for the children you bring into the world. A friend of a friend had much more serious factors to consider when deciding to have another baby. Continue reading
So this morning I – with some girlfriends of mine – appeared on Seven’s Sunrise to discuss some highbrow literature. OK, OK, it wasn’t so much highbrow as brow raising. We were discussing the publishing phenomenon 50 Shades of Grey. Yes, again.
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I have just finished my first stint as tuckshop helper – and it was a revelation. My boys are in Year 2 and Year 1, so it’s a job I’ve been gearing up for, along with joining the P&C. (What can I say? I’m a joiner-inner). So, how did it go?And did I manage to stop myself scoffing all the party pies?
Two throwaway comments got me into a little spot of bother last night on Twitter. Both were insensitive and in both instances I was challenged. And in defending my position I really learned something surprising.
The book buzz at the moment is the resurgence of erotica for the chick lit genre. It’s all because of one little trilogy – Fifty Shades. The three books are Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed. Mia Freedman talked about them a while ago so I thought I’d have a look-see at just how naughty this erotica could really be. My, oh my. It was an eye-opener. So, deep breath. Ready? Let’s do this thing.