My extended family

Growing up, I was lucky to be included in an array of various families. My mother and aunties showed me that inclusion is important and needed. My grandfather used to joke, “you mix all of these children up, one day, you won’t know which child belongs to which family.” I have always been a motherContinue reading “My extended family”

Dedication to my first born

You are strength. You are courage. You are caring. You are respect. You are love. You are loved. I love you. I thank you for everything.

Free writing

Writing makes me happy. The good angel on my shoulder has been telling me to write for at least a year now but my mind has stopped me. I am in two minds, to just write words and thoughts continuously and, to think about my fluidity, my language, my grammer, my topic… At the moment,Continue reading “Free writing”

The Maids

I felt instantly at ease upon entering the Woolangabba Art Gallery for the closing night of The Maids, as part of The Anywhere Festival. The instant rush of comfort stemmed from the sweet welcome, Stephen Nothling’s magical art, and the structural historical nuances of the building. I had recollections of my elaborate catholic all girls’Continue reading “The Maids”


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About Me

Hi, I’m Julie-Ann. I am a mother to three beautiful young men. I love writing and music. This blog is my digital diary. Thank you for visiting my website and don’t hesitate to contact me for a collaboration together.


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