Opinion, Relationship and marriage, Writing

Avid Interest

One of my favourite Tarantino movies is his most recent: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Now, some long-time followers of my blog may understand a key factor behind why this is high on my list of goodies. Brad Pitt. Yes, that's right. I have adored this fine gentlemen since his break out role in… Continue reading Avid Interest

Family, Fiction, Melbourne, Relationship and marriage, Writing

Mindy’s Shopping Trip

'And at this juncture in time, all stock will be half-price. You won't want to miss this opportunity.' Mindy walks past the spruiker in front of the electronics store, surprised that this is still a job. Hardly ever see them anymore; a relic from a by-gone era. She's mildly interested in the sale, though. Needs… Continue reading Mindy’s Shopping Trip

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

Fortnightly Visit

Celeste stares in the mirror. First, she leans in close. Really gets a good look at her pores. Big, open. She makes a mental note to book an appointment with her beautician. Meryl is brilliant. Her products even better. She moves away from the mirror, surveys her symmetrical face with her chin jutted high. Years… Continue reading Fortnightly Visit

Family, Fiction, Relationship and marriage, Writing

Scratch that itch

The auditorium is silent. Dark behind the spotlights. I cast a glance, hopeful to make out some friendly faces. My family is out there, and Brad too. Hopefully. Shapes of humans. That's all I can see. There's someone in the front row with a high bun. I wonder if the person behind her is annoyed.… Continue reading Scratch that itch

Family, Fiction, Melbourne, Relationship and marriage, Writing


William and I have been married for years. Decades really. There's a comfort, a contentedness between us. We fit together like a modular sofa. I never thought I'd find someone who'd love me the way William does. He's strong and capable, but so sensitive to my needs. He's thoughtful and kind. And, even after all… Continue reading Together