Catriona Ling

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Catriona Ling

 

Stories by Catriona Ling

At this time of year, the backyards of Mosman are filled with frangipanis—those glorious, tropical looking bushes and trees with blossoms and a...
Hooray, we are on the other side of that romantic watershed of Valentine’s Day. Judging by the number of sheepish looking men I met at 6.30 a.m...
I have been staggering around a bit this morning due to a combination of factors. 1. Husband is away but has considerately left his alarm set at 4:...
I was fiddling with the car radio this morning, trying to find a station that wasn’t airing dubious advertisements loaded with double entendre...
Wednesday was Australia Day, the Australian national holiday celebrated every January 26. It commemorates the day that the first governor of New...
I do sometimes ask myself why we as a family appear to lead a life spiked with drama, albeit often on a mundane household level. Take, for example,...
One of this week’s highlight’s was going to see the production of ‘Love, Loss and What I Wore’ at the Sydney Opera House. The...
Happy New Year!  2011 exploded into Sydney for us in a whirl of sparkling shiraz, dinner for nineteen in the garden (with children in the pool...
I am considering renaming this entire blog “The Dental Diaries.” I can’t begin to total the hours, not to mention the money, that...
I have to say that round one of the turkey wrestling competition goes to me. Although, I must admit, the remains are still sitting reproachfully in...
So far, I have to say, the omens for Christmas in the Ling household are looking good on a number of fronts. The brother who was snowed in at...
2010 has been the year of the dental and orthodontic procedure, to the extent that I am anticipating a flood of festive elves clad in white coats,...
I was all set to start with a joyous paragraph of how the forecasters had been proved wrong yet again, as despite warnings of continuous rain, it has...
Blow those trumpets—the end is in sight! As of this evening, I am up to 44,255 words, and in racing parlance, I’m rounding the last...
Quick update on progress on both teeth and NaNoWriMo, both continuing to be major pains in my life, and arguably self inflicted.   In the case...

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