Hello folks. It's been a while. I trust some of you will remember me, welcome me back here. I'm rusty, my fingers hovering over the keyboard instead of furiously tapping; my brain struggling to find creativity. But I am ploughing straight in. I see no alternative---four weeks of annual leave and top of my To-Do… Continue reading Hello, it’s me
Anyone wishing to read my short story? The link is now live, and you can access here. For only $25, you can keep reading Elephant and Wheelbarrow as many times as you like. Plus, there's other great stories in the anthology too. Please support the Australian publishing industry, as well as new and emerging writers… Continue reading Link to buy short story
Living here is like being in a swamp of mire. There's lies from leaders who finagle and obfuscate. Reading the news results in rage or depression. Neither is good. The AFL Grand Final is this Saturday, albeit---for the first time ever---held outside of the state of Victoria and played at night. It's a big thing,… Continue reading Grand Final Celebrations?
After the fight was over, I limped home. My hands trembled as I tried to unlock the front door. I leaned on the verandah and closed my eyes. Bad idea. I saw the fists over and over again, pummelling my cheeks and abdomen. Mum opened the door. 'Millie! What happened to you?' she asked. 'Um,… Continue reading Repercussions
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