Music, Opinion, Writing

Tick Tock Tuesday #32 (19 May 2020)

Another Tuesday rolls around. I've just submitted a short story to a writing competition here in Australia. I won't win, doubt I'll even come close. I'm not edgy enough, my stories too mainstream to be considered. Still it's good to keep trying, if for no other reason than to test my own will. Anyhoo... While… Continue reading Tick Tock Tuesday #32 (19 May 2020)

Music, Writing

Tick Tock Tuesday #29

Reading Stroke Survivor UK's post and finding we're both children of the 80s, I decided to join in. A defining band for me growing up as a teen in the 80s was Duran Duran. Posters of Mr Le Bon—quite likely my first celebrity crush—were plastered all over my bedroom walls, a blank cassette always at… Continue reading Tick Tock Tuesday #29

Family, Fiction, Health and wellbeing, Melbourne, Music, Parenting, Relationship and marriage, Writing

The truth of the evening

I'll tell you the truth. The others won't, but you can count on me. Sit awhile, take a moment to relax, make a cuppa perhaps, while I give you the whole story. We were at the soiree. You know, the annual fundraiser for the footy club. Oh, and I guess you need to know who… Continue reading The truth of the evening

Music, Opinion, Relationship and marriage, Writing

Sage advice

Here's my sage advice. Exquisitely put many years ago by Quindon Tarver, for the Romeo and Juliet screen adaptation by Baz Luhrmann. I could not agree more with these words... Ladies and gentlemen of the class of '97 Wear sunscreen If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it… Continue reading Sage advice

Music, Parenting, Writing

Taking flight

I dabbled on here yesterday. Looked up and noted the daily word prompt, thoughts percolated in my brain about how to write yesterday's word. I even wrote a few sentences. But nothing stuck. Nothing seemed right. So I switched off my laptop and took flight for the day. My mind is a jumbling mess. The… Continue reading Taking flight