Health and wellbeing, Writing

Life is learning

I am fortunate to be able to write for people working in a few varied industries. This is great because I:  am paid to write  learn so much about things that I am otherwise blind to. Recently, I have been exposed to an understanding of fabric dyeing techniques, cryptocurrency investment pitfalls and risks, apps that… Continue reading Life is learning

Family, Parenting

A lead-up to Christmas

It's the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas is a time of giving and sharing and joy and family. It's the time of year when we all come together, eat too much, spend too much, drink too much. We spend time with family members, some of whom we haven't seen for a whole year.… Continue reading A lead-up to Christmas

Family, Melbourne, Parenting, Relationship and marriage, Writing

When a crisis calls

Some months back, in the dead of night, a fire broke out in our home. I was alerted, not by the smoke alarm, but by the sound of water rushing. For the tiniest of moments, I thought that maybe, just maybe, I'd set the washing machine to come on during the night. But clarity took… Continue reading When a crisis calls

Family, Melbourne, Weather, Writing

Rainy days

December, in Australia, is traditionally hot. We look forward a sweltering Christmas Day, the air-conditioner struggling to pump out cool air, while at least twenty of our long-lost relatives lounge around in chairs as one person sweats in the stifling kitchen to ready the feast. Most of us still persist with a hot lunch, roasting… Continue reading Rainy days