Losing Maggie

Losing Maggie

So, my best friend, you know the one who I don’t hang out with much at school, but who I’ve known forever and who hangs out with me on weekends and makes the best cubbies, and who my Mum and Dad really really like, and the one who knows everything about...
I had to take some time out

I had to take some time out

Mum has this long lost cousin ….I’m not quite sure why she’s ‘lost’ – she seems to know her way around – but that’s what Mum calls her. Anyway, she came to stay with us last week. She’s one of those people who you...
Dad wants a new job. Mum wants to argue.

Dad wants a new job. Mum wants to argue.

Grown-ups are so weird. I don’t get why they get so cross about things that seem really normal and simple to me. They just seem to make things complicated that don’t have to be complicated and then it gets everyone around them annoyed and fidgety. And then...
Legoland is my land

Legoland is my land

I love the winter school holidays. I get really tired at the end of school term – ‘kinda cranky’ says Mum –  so I really like the idea of doing nothing for a couple of weeks. Just sleeping in, having brekky when I want to, and deciding on what...
My best friend found a new best friend

My best friend found a new best friend

You might remember that Maggie, who has lived next door to me forever, is my best friend.  We learnt how to ride bikes together, we’ve built the most awesome cubbies together, we had a race to see who could lose their teeth first, we walked to school together for the...
Naplan – enough to make me vomit

Naplan – enough to make me vomit

*Ugh*. It’s NAPLAN time. And I hate tests. I get all weird in my stomach, twitchy in my legs and sweaty under the arms. And then my brain goes all dumb and blank and I can’t think straight.  Nerves, I guess. Our teachers tell us NAPLAN is nothing to worry...

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