Melbourne, Opinion, Writing

The pretty garden

I ventured out for a walk. Earbuds pumped out music as I pounded the footpath. I passed a small suburban shopping centre, houses, three childcare centres, housing development sites and workers, and, as I began to head towards home, many shopfronts as I walked down a bustling street shopping strip. Trams rocked past, car horns… Continue reading The pretty garden

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

The sign

Outside my home, I have posted a note on a tree on the nature strip. For a number of weeks now, this strip of council-owned land has been littered with dog poo. An inconsiderate, lazy dog owner—or walker—has been allowing the dog to take a dump right near my front gate. Presumably, the human (I'm… Continue reading The sign