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

An evening in the deep end

Many of you already know that I coach netball. The squad of sixteen girls, including Our Girl, means that I look after two teams (7 players on court during a match) each Saturday morning, school holidays aside. I played netball for many, many years so I know the sport very well, and am passionate about… Continue reading An evening in the deep end

Melbourne, Opinion, Writing


Ah, all is right with the world. Well, at least my little corner of it. Today, I woke to the glorious feeling of the end of Daylight Saving. Mother Time is back in charge. But she's angry at being 2IC for more than half the year. A mother with her toddler, who's thrown a massive… Continue reading Farewell

Family, Health and wellbeing, Melbourne, Opinion, Writing


In an eccentric twist, a show of faith from one who's eschewed Christianity, I am thankful today for Jesus. Yes, Jesus. But not for forgiveness from any so-called sins. Today, here in Melbourne, it's Good Friday and I revel in the public holiday. A paid day's work where I do not have to work. Monday,… Continue reading Faith