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The decluttering continues…

So I never got everything at home done in June - and July was a complete write off with relatives visiting from overseas and six birthdays in our extended family to celebrate, including mine. But I am going to soldier on until it is done. At 31 weeks, I don't really have a lot of… Continue reading The decluttering continues…

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Family · Life · Musings

2017 is half over and I haven’t done shit

I can't believe it's first day of June already, the final month in the first half of this year ... 2017 is half done! Earlier in January I anticipated having a busy year with personal creative endeavours and professional projects. By now I had expected to be back in the workforce full time again, to have… Continue reading 2017 is half over and I haven’t done shit

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A sad but touching story and the ethics of having domestic helpers

My Family's Slave, an article in The Atlantic by Alex Tizon, was doing the rounds on Facebook today and I first saw the link on my uncle's post. I started reading it while waiting for my midwife appointment at the hospital and was riveted from the beginning. I had to stop when she called me in but… Continue reading A sad but touching story and the ethics of having domestic helpers