Melbourne, Opinion, Writing

Why is there always one

My mobile rang this afternoon; the number not from within my contacts, but also not withheld. 'Hello, this is Linda,' I answered in a cheery tone, despite a heavy, sinking feeling in my stomach. I instinctively knew what the phone call was about. The voice confirmed, albeit in a polite and friendly manner, my thoughts.… Continue reading Why is there always one

Health and wellbeing, Opinion, Writing

Fitness and Disappointment

The light breeze caused a leaf to dance across the grass. I stared in awe as it blew along. Around me were twelve individuals, plus our trainer, all stretching after our cross-training circuit in the local park. It had been an intense workout, lots of cardio, push-ups and burpees. We went our separate ways, smiling,… Continue reading Fitness and Disappointment

Health and wellbeing, Opinion, Relationship and marriage, Writing

Life and all its messy bits

Over the past seven or so days, I have experienced quite a few rejections. Some of you, lovely readers, may be aware that I am on the job hunt. And not so long ago, I interviewed for two roles with two different employers on the same day. This was very exciting, and I went into… Continue reading Life and all its messy bits

Melbourne, Opinion, Writing

Take courage!

Tomorrow is a day of drawing on all my stores of courage. Two job interviews. One job desperately needed. Outstanding performance of a stellar, prospective employee to be displayed. But for today, prep: hair appointment to cover multitude of greys, and practice, practice, practice.   Photo by Nik MacMillan on Unsplash