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


Joy in Christmas

It's close to Christmas...only three days to go. And I have bought only three presents. Heading to the local shopping centre early tomorrow morning to knock the rest on the head. I don't suppose much joy will come from the experience, but I hope at least to beat the bulk of the crowds. I like… Continue reading Joy in Christmas

Fiction, Health and wellbeing, Melbourne, Relationship and marriage, Uncategorized, Writing

Harsh light of day

When the light streamed through the windows, Mathew rolled over. 'Ah, cock!' he moaned. 'What's wrong?' I asked. 'Too bright,' he croaked, ducking his head under the covers. 'Head hurts.' I clamped my mouth shut, lest I say something I would later regret. My thoughts wandered back to last night, my warnings to him to… Continue reading Harsh light of day