Alexis By ALEXIS CAREY I visited my GP to pick up a prescription and I left with a lecture on the need to have a baby. Pronto. Like, yesterday. I was a trifle taken aback, to say the least. You see, I’m 26, not 36 or 46. I kept waiting for the good doctor to break into a chuckle and scream “APRIL FOOLS!” But no, apparently he was serious. According to him, at 26, it is high time I started planning my reproductive life. Now, I love babies and children and I’ve always pictured my... more
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Alexis Carey is a mathematically-challenged journalist who is addicted to pub trivia and red liquorice. She is also an aspiring children’s author and has just started her own blog at realitybitesblog.com.
. by ALEXIS CAREY My 26th birthday is just around the corner, and talk has suddenly turned to marriage. Not between my boyfriend and I mind you, but from well-meaning family, friends and acquaintances keen to know when we are planning to tie the knot. Except for one little problem: just like Carrie Bradshaw, I seem to be missing the bride gene. Call me crazy, but I have never seen the appeal of shelling out $36,000 (the cost of the average Aussie wedding) for what is basically one big... more