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Stockholm Syndrome! Fun for You AND Your Dentist!

March 22, 2012 by


So the thing about dentists, okay, the thing is I like them. I’ll just… leave you with that one for a moment. Still with me? Okay. I know this is a bit of an outlier perspective, most people are somewhere around, Dentists are pain and repeating grinding argh.* And I’m more thinking, Dentists are fun […]

It’s Amazing What a Good Dinner Cupcakes Make

November 21, 2011 by


There is a cupcake in the kitchen with my name on it. Not literally. It does not have ‘Kandace’ written on it. Although I suppose I could fix that. A cupcake store opened about 500 metres from my house on the weekend. I probably would have forgotten about it’s grand opening but a friend emailed […]

Once Upon a Time My Mother Was a Librarian

November 10, 2011 by


And she would come home from these conferences and say, “I had a lovely time. I danced with John Marsden. He signed this book for you.’ And I would look at it and he’d have written something like, ‘Dear Kandace, Good luck with the writing, John Marsden’. Because my mother would have told him all […]

Suicide Is Painless*

September 29, 2011 by


So after yesterday’s post a few people contacted me to make sure I wasn’t eyeing off tall buildings or bottles of pills. Me: Apparently my post this morning concerned people and some of them have poked me to say, ‘Are you insane/okay?’ Rick: The suicide post? Me: Yeah. I don’t know. You talk about hanging […]