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

Morning, interrupted

The sunshine broke through the curtains. Its rays reflected onto the dreamcatcher creating a fractal of pastel colours around the room. Millie turned onto her back, stretched languidly. 'Morning,' she said, her voice thick with sleep. 'Morning Mummy.' Little arms wrapped around Millie's neck. Millie was not expecting her three year old daughter to respond.… Continue reading Morning, interrupted

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

Len’s Choice

From the shadows, a figure watches the foursome climb into the Uber. He's been spying on them all night; in the restaurant, he almost got caught when one of the woman looked his way. Their gaze connected for a fraction too long. Her face crinkled in confusion. But she looked away and their alcohol intake… Continue reading Len’s Choice

Fiction, Melbourne, Relationship and marriage, Writing

The Printer

'Hey, come look!' Merrily yelled from her studio. She was bent over fabric, smiling at the design she'd created. Looking across the back yard, she could see Martin in their kitchen, clanking dinner plates and cutlery into the dishwasher. He raised a hand to indicate he'd heard her. 'Be there in a sec.' His words… Continue reading The Printer

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

Linea Nigra

His finger traced the line that ran from her under her breasts to her pubis. She closed her eyes; a smile curling the corners of her lips. 'What's this called again?' he asked. She chuckled softly, 'Linea nigra,' she murmured. 'Black line.' 'But it's not black, Shaz. It's barely even visible.' 'I know, hun. Some… Continue reading Linea Nigra