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The 84th Annual Academy Awards ‘Oscars’ Are Plastic

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Yup… last night there was no hiding the truth, the 84th Annual Academy Award Oscars are most definitely plastic! They were on stage and in the audience, plain for all to see.
The Oscars Are Plastic

The 84th Annual Academy Award ‘Oscars’
Are Plastic

The little gilded statuette affectionately known as Oscar to it’s recipients and the world at large, was once again on full display with an estimated global audience of 6 billion watching proceedings.

So to were the larger and more ‘life-like’ statues of the stars and celebrities, each having his or her turn on the global stage where for a brief moment plastic and gold stood hand in hand.

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How Long Should A Runny Nose Run

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runny noseA few hours, a day, perhaps a week or two or even a month, how about six months or heaven forbid, continuously?

These are the questions that need answering in our otherwise busy and hectic lives.

There was a time in the not so distant past, when I worked in the European ski fields and having a runny nose was considered de rigueur, almost a part of your uniform. The standing joke was always ‘April’ whenever anybody asked when your runny nose was going to stop running! (April signified the end of winter in Europe and nearly the end of the ski season and a time when things began warming up).

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Baby Jet Lag

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Baby Jet LagJet Lag and Babies, have you tried it?

Every thought about doing a long haul flight with an infant or young baby… if so, read on!

So what is Jet Lag? Without getting too involved, it’s medically referred to as desynchronosis and is a physiological condition which results from alterations to the body’s circadian rhythms. Jet lag results from rapid long-distance transmeridian (east–west or west–east) travel, as on a jet plane. Read the excellent article on this subject at sleepdisordersguide.com

But how does that affect me and my baby?

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Breast Is Best

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The Mantra at the Gold Coast Hospital is most definitely

Breast Is Best

and they won’t let you forget it..!

Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not against breast feeding and in fact it could be argued that I’m all for it BUT at what cost?

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Swine Flu, Its a Pig of a Cold

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Your head feels the size of pig, your sinus seems be a never ending supply of pig swill and when you blow your nose, ..well a pig would be happy to wallow in it! So do you have the common cold OR do you have the dreaded SWINE FLU?

Swine Flu

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Forgive me Father…

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Forgive me Father for I have sinned. It has been 8 long weeks since my last post…!

FATHER: Well, I’m sure there is a very good explanation for your lapse in whining. Care to share that with us?

ED: Err, too busy with other things..? can’t be arsed..? generally just been lazy..? 

..This is not doing it for you, is it?

How ’bout this then…

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