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Expect the unexpected

Last Wednesday night I was walking down Queen Street in the middle of Auckland city at 10 o’clock. And no, I wasn’t in a mini and fishnets, trying to supplement my income. I was walking up to Aotea Square with … Continue reading

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Winning by default

My netball team lost tonight. Again. And before you get too impressed – no, I don’t play. I manage a school team. The Premier team (although, their commitment to the team makes that laughable). We didn’t just lose. We defaulted … Continue reading

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The Chances of Finding Someone

Two ships are passing in the stillness of the night Each is drenched in darkness and searches for the light Neither is aware of the closeness of their fate They scan the blank horizon, disillusioned with the wait Chances come, … Continue reading

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Yes, no, maybe

Many years ago I joined a website that catered for South Africans living elsewhere. It covered great things ex-pats were doing, good things happening in the Fatherland, and ways to find people you had lost contact with. Then for some … Continue reading

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Why English teachers shouldn’t date

My reason for going back on a dating site could be one of many: – I want a boyfriend – I have lost my mind – I need something to blog about Which one do you pick? Oh, you have … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

I have decided to re-invent myself. I figure that at my age and stage I need to do something new. I accept that this is all part of my mid-life crisis. At the risk of repeating myself, however, a mid-life … Continue reading

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Don’t tell my friends!

I have been single for a long time. Over a year. I hear you scoff. You’re thinking a year is not that long. Well, I disagree and this is all about me. I think maybe it’s time I inflict the … Continue reading

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