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FPQ #72

Today, Fandango asks, 'What is the one thing in life you are most excited about? Why?' Easy. On Tuesday 9th June, my kids go back to school. Zippidy-do-dah! Can't wait. I love them of course, but kids aren't meant to be indoors all day, bent over devices, taught by parents. It's no substitute for real… Continue reading FPQ #72

Family, Fiction, Health and wellbeing, Movies, Parenting, Relationship and marriage, Uncategorized, Writing

Run to Paradise

I'd been on holiday for two weeks before it hit me. This wasn't a holiday. I was escaping an ordinary life. I'd run to paradise (the song was on auto-play in my head constantly) to distract myself from laundry and lunches. And love. The three Ls. Here in Fiji, on the beach, it was easy… Continue reading Run to Paradise

Fiction, Melbourne, Opinion, Relationship and marriage, Uncategorized, Writing


I stand up, brush off dirt and twigs. Run. Hope fuels each step. If I can make it to the village, I'll be safe. Behind me, the dogs bark. Up ahead, I can see the lights of the village. Car tyres screech. Headlights flash, illuminating the road. I pant as I run, my heart pumping… Continue reading Capture