Author Archives: Metajugglamum

Not just a grey pencil!

Hrrrmmmmmmmmhhh. Pfffff. :-( It was one of those desolate “the world just ended” sighs that small children do when something awful just happened, (the last flat piece of lego is jammed stuck to the second last piece of flat lego … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary – Four Years!

This just popped up at me: Happy Anniversary to me eh!     Funny, I was only thinking yesterday about how increasingly I am aware of the passage of time and how much more worthless by the day my life … Continue reading

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Trigger Warning – Your daughter or mine?

The following post carries a < t.rigger_warning> for content. It also contains explicit images. If you self harm and / or think you might be vulnerable, please think carefully before scrolling through this post. I have spent the last 2 … Continue reading

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SOS Contact Numbers and Links – Christmas 2012

Christmas can be a tough time of year for a great many reasons. Anyone is vulnerable and each person has his or her own story which is unique to them. The important thing to remember is that it is not … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Silent Sunday – We survived!

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Silent Sunday


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Silent Sunday


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Still here

Hello. I am still here. My finger-nails are not and there are lots of sore bits around the edges where they were but I am still here. I guess I realised that while I was on here, I was thinking … Continue reading

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It’s a heartbreaking thing to watch someone die. My old neighbour was 87 in October. I live in the appartment directly above where he resided for over 11 years. He lost his wife to cancer in the summer of 2007 … Continue reading

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