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Boys will be boys . . . or girls apparently.

My little Bear is definitely a boy Bear, I just want to make that clear. I don’t know if I have been as clear as I could be so that those reading my blog who don’t personally know me know that my Bear is a BOY.

I feel this need to clarify the situation because I have had that many people come up and ask what her name is and comment “doesn’t she have beautiful eyes”, “what beautiful hair” etc

Today in the play park for example, a woman said to her son who was about to kick my Bear in the face, “hey hey, watch out for the little girl”, now, while I appreciated the attempt at discipline, I did wonder if it packed quite the same punch when the child had no idea who his mother was talking about.

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Blame the parents

Hi, nice to meet you my name is Victoria.

At least it might as well be, and to be ¬†honest, if my name was Victoria it would certainly make life a whole lot easier down under. Read more…

I am beautiful no matter what they say.

Who’d have thought the Aussies would take to me so well. I always knew that they were a welcoming friendly bunch but they really have surprised me with their consistent compliments towards me.

The man in the chemist, the butcher, the Medicare lady, the removal men, have all commented Read more…

Blogging for beginners

Is anyone there . . . . . .?

If there is then welcome to my first inaugural blog post. You will have to bear with me as I am new to this blogging lark and haven’t really got the faintest idea what I am doing yet.

Hope you like the name , I went through a few options and some even made it to the short list; one of which being ‘the Ripper diaries’ as in “you little Ripper” said in a strong Aussie accent but I quickly realised that this sounded like the naughty man from Yorkshire and I Read more…

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