Family, Health and wellbeing, Melbourne, Opinion, Parenting, Weather, Writing

Sporty morning

A fabulous morning out with the kids for their sport. Our Girl's netball match was at the frightening hour of 7.45AM; they had a cracking win: 17-6. The second netball team I coached also had a win (no offspring in it, but 10-4, I think). I raced home, vacuumed down a second coffee and we… Continue reading Sporty morning

Family, Melbourne, Relationship and marriage, Writing

The outback

It's considered almost abnormal to be Australian and not love the bush. And yet, I do not love the bush, the outback, the scrub. Whatever you want to call it, I don't like it. I'm a city girl; the reddish brown dust and all the insects and snakes and lizards and other creepy-crawlies can stay… Continue reading The outback

Family, Health and wellbeing, Melbourne, Opinion, Parenting, Writing

All good things…

Children are caprice beings. There is irrefutable evidence to support this, both anecdotal (from my three alone) and empirical (just do a quick Google search if you need scholarly articles to back up my statement). However, as my darlings grow in age, I'm thrilled to see they're growing in maturity as well. I know this… Continue reading All good things…

Family, Health and wellbeing, Parenting, Writing

Here again

I've been a little busy of late and rather tristful over neglecting this space. Hopefully some of you have noticed my absence or perhaps even missed my posts. Friday afternoon, Our Girl and I visited our old neighbour, who's just had a baby girl. We spent time catching up, holding the baby, and generally making… Continue reading Here again

Fiction, Health and wellbeing, Melbourne, Opinion, Writing

It’s not just a number

Despite a healthy diet, and a huge reduction in alcohol intake, Bertha is struggling to lose kilograms. Weighing in at 99kgs, she is worried. In no way does she want to weigh a number with three figures. And damn those idiots who say, 'it's just a number.' They're usually the same type who say, 'it's… Continue reading It’s not just a number