Author Archives: annastarrrose

About annastarrrose

Author & environmentalist

Women, Work & Childcare

This International Womens’ Day also coincided with the first day Robbie’s been able to go to daycare in a fortnight, thanks to two bouts of illness (the first a cold, the second gastro). As I drove away from daycare this … Continue reading

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What I Learned Travelling from Australia to California with a Baby

It’s 8am Sunday morning Sydney time; 3pm LA time, and we’ve been travelling (including car, airport transfers and actual time in the air) for something like 28 hours. We just missed our connecting flight to Canberra so I’m mainly writing … Continue reading

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What it’s like being a Mum Part 2

  It. Gets. Better. Seriously!!!! Robbie is now almost six months, and as I write this he is asleep. He went down at 9am and I know he won’t wake up until 11am. (In fact, if the past week is … Continue reading

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What it’s like being a Mum (for me*)

My friends without children ask me what it’s like being a Mum. I had imagined, before my son was born, that I’d be able to describe my experience. After all, I’d never had any trouble describing other experiences in my … Continue reading

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Why the UN Climate Agreement is a Big Deal

First published on Mamamia  Sunday morning, to the casual observer, looked like a normal weekend at our place. I walked outside, picked up the paper from our front yard and watered the hedge before the Canberra sun got too hot. … Continue reading

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Introducing Robert Jackson Rose

OK, so I haven’t blogged for a long time. The little man is why! 2015 was a very, VERY busy year. I found out I was pregnant in January, gave birth to Robbie on October 2nd and have been adjusting … Continue reading

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Appetite for Change Documentary

So, after the success of our 2014 documentary, which Channel Ten very kindly aired for us just before lights out, we decided to make another one in 2015. This one is close to my heart, and I’m very proud of … Continue reading

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