Tag Archives: illness

All Quiet on the Ngaio Front

Miss Petra seems to have been sick every other week recently. A cold, one of those ghastly 24 hour vomiting bugs that always seem to kick in at 2:30 am and keep you up puking until dawn, and this week, … Continue reading

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Putting It All In Perspective

Petra has been home sick today. Her head hurts, her nose is running, and she feels crappy and fit for nothing more than lounging around listening to or watching The Wombles. Going to sleep when you’re in the throes of … Continue reading

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Brain Melt

We’re having another of our semi-regular viral rounds at my place. First Petra, then me. Sometimes I manage to avoid the illness, but mostly I get it in one form or another. Having kids wreaks havoc on the immune system. … Continue reading

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On Sharing and Rain

Miss Petra’s an affectionate lass. She’s keen for cuddles and kisses, and if you’re not careful, licking. She likes you to taste the particularly good bits of her food. And she gets right in your face for conversation and hanging … Continue reading

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Interpreting the Data Part Two

More on the oddness of looking at people’s lives through the Facebook mirror… My hairdresser in Dunedin, who is a lovely man, didn’t reply to a message I sent him and while he wasn’t replying, he was posting a lot … Continue reading

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In Which I Suffer From Assorted Ailments

Long time, no blog. A bout of eye-strain which was severe enough to drive me away from the computer for over a week, combined with the flu virus from hell, has left me lurking around my house feeling very miserable … Continue reading

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Chesty

The bronchitis is still getting me down. I ventured forth today with Petra and Mum to the library and the supermarket and am raw-chested and tired as a result. I’m officially fed-up with the whole thing.

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