Busier than ever

I cannot believe how long it has been since the last post. But in our defence, the last year has been a roller coaster.

The husband almost lost his job. In a soap opera worthy debacle of office politics with a cast of characters that personified unethical and selfish to a tee, he has finally emerged as a survivor. He’s breathing a little easier and we’re all feeling slightly better.

Now that Bern can read, he’s off.  He’s learning independently and he’s loving it. Today he’s at a coding workshop.

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We were 20 minutes late though, because he was at a contemporary dance workshop by Jenie K this morning with Katelin.

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In the meantime, I’ve had to close Pet Epicure, take on some freelance writing and I’m also working on reviving our raw pet food, That Bloody Diet.

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The kids are now doing Odissi, a form of classical Indian dance with the talented Michelle Chang. They resumed gymnastics in Tmn Melawati (yay to less driving) and they’ve dabbled in ice skating, archery and craft.

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We’ve also been to the UK (what a glorious time we had) and Legoland, Johor several times. We’ve also squeezed in a couple of trips to Singapore. They children have graduated to unsupervised doggie walks too.

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Tragically, we lost Cian’s darling Milo to a random car accident, Cohiba lost a leg and my aunt,  who lived with us, passed away after a long battle with lupus.

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The kids learned so much from living with an invalid. So did I.

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So we have had a huge year. It’s been mad. Let’s hope this year is a little more gentle. And that I get to post more regularly.

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