Author Archives: Pauline Small

About Pauline Small

After a long and varied career in teaching, I am now able to pursue my other love - writing as a form of exploring the depths of life's experiences. I live in South Australia, in an ordinary house in an ordinary suburban street, which is where the extraordinary happens every day.

Gladness and Learning to Float.

There were not many dry eyes when we saw George proudly waking his daughter… Source: Gladness and Learning to Float.

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Gladness and Learning to Float.

There were not many dry eyes when we saw George proudly waking his daughter… Continue reading

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What you didn’t want to find in your Mum’s wardrobe just before Christmas.

This Advent, a more disturbing gift has lain in wait for us. Source: What you didn’t want to find in your Mum’s wardrobe just before Christmas.

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What you didn’t want to find in your Mum’s wardrobe just before Christmas.

This Advent, a more disturbing gift has lain in wait for us.
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Not Actually Walking The Camino.

I have been debating internally for a while about whether or not to start writing my blog again. I have loved writing it in the past, although it is hard to tell whether it is a useful thing to do … Continue reading

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Not Actually Walking The Camino.

I have been debating internally for a while about whether or not to start writing my blog again. I have loved writing it in the past, although it is hard to tell whether it is a useful thing to do … Continue reading

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Trying To Write When Too Weary.

Trying to write when too weary. Today I sat down to try and write a blog post. I try to get one written in the third week of the month. Life has been hectic this past couple of months and … Continue reading

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