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Registered Nurse in SCBU | NZ/Māori | Writer of raps, poems, and other rambles | Lover of music, nature, animals, food, and chess ❤

Kids say the darndest things

Lukan and my partner.

It’s the school holidays, and so, my brother, Lukan, spent some time with my partner and me in our rural home in New Zealand. These are a few of the funny things my brother said that cracked me up!

As soon as he walked into the kitchen, he said,


Welcome to all the new writers on Ramblers.

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We have recently had a surge of new writers for the Ramblers publication, and what better way to introduce them than in a newsletter.

Gary Roberts MLIS MA APD
APD, ASD, MLIS, MA. Retired Librarian, Rehab Counselor, Antiques Dealer. Ashkenazi. Post-Stroke. I write Stuff. Ex hippie. Indie publisher:

Are All Librarians Neurodivergent?

Maxwell Jordan
I refuse to allow the negative people in life to tear me down. …

Blog #2

I have never been so tired

Photo by Ani Kolleshi on Unsplash

As you may have read in my first blog, “Life is great…”, I am a new grad RN working in a special care baby unit (SCBU). I have been in the SCBU for six weeks and am settling in well, but in all honesty, a more accurate statement would be…

A list of people with 99 followers or less

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Reaching 100 followers has recently become a vital part of earning on Medium. Here is a list of people with 99 followers or less. I will do my best to keep this list up to date. Follow, engage, repeat. ❤

Alan Simpson
I am a semi-retired former librarian who writes about a variety of topics. I review TV shows. I review books. I write about what is happening around us.

Heather Martin
Believer in human potential and the power of words.

BK Johnsen
Author of 𝐵𝑒𝑓𝑜𝑟𝑒 𝑌𝑜𝑢 𝐹𝑎𝑙𝑙, live streamer, podcaster…

Thank you, Dad ❤

Photo by Hulki Okan Tabak on Unsplash

Dad, it has been almost three years since your smile disappeared from our lives. Three years since I heard your last nonsensical words, saw your final assisted breath and felt your chest rise and fall for the last time. I watched through welled eyes the life leave your body. You…

A rap

Me, my sister, and my step-sister.

Something I wrote back when I was a massive Ellen DeGeneres fan (scroll to the end for the video).


I’m your biggest fan,

Not her, not him, not them, I a- ha- ha- ha- ha- ha- am.


You got blue eyes and blonde hair,

If you want me…

I was barely eighteen when the whole affair began,

I said that it was fucked up and it won’t happen again,

But he fooled me into believing that you and he were done,

and by the time I realised it was lies, I was in love,

I fucking swear to…

Blog #1

Who I am and what I’ve been up to

Me on my first day as a nurse.

Welcome to my very first blog, covering who I am and what I’ve been up to lately. It also introduces a few sections that I will be including in my upcoming blogs.

Who am I?

I am a brand spanking new neonatal nurse, pictured above with my cheesy arse grin. I started my…

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