Fiction, Health and wellbeing, Melbourne, Writing

Elle’s Demise

The heat saps strength, leaving Elle desperately tired. Her muscles ache, a gentle throbbing in her hips and thighs. Her shoulders are ropy. She'd like to retire. But it's still years away. Five if she's lucky, if she's done her sums correctly. More like twenty, if the conspiracy theorists are right. Elle heaves herself out… Continue reading Elle’s Demise

Fiction, Melbourne, Relationship and marriage, Writing

Her disease

Jen dressed carefully. She wanted to look good, but not overdone. Three shirts, two dresses and five pants already littered the floor at her feet. With a huff, she chose her black skinny jeans, rolled up the cuffs, donned her espadrille wedges and threw on a white shirt. She stared critically at the mirror. 'It'll… Continue reading Her disease

Health and wellbeing, Movies, Opinion, Relationship and marriage, Writing

A star surprise

Last night, Hubster and I watched A Star is Born. I have been wanting to watch it for a long time, so settled myself on the couch, reclined comfortably and... And now I need counselling. That movie traumatised me. I have never seen any previous adaptations, so I did not know the grief in store.… Continue reading A star surprise

Fiction

Dave’s Letter (short story)

The fine thin paper was folded in halves. It fell from her hands and fluttered to the floor. Molly didn't need to open the letter to know it was from Dave. Before... Her blood pumped ker-thump, ker-thump all the way to her fingertips. Sweat beads gathered on her brow, the back of her neck, behind… Continue reading Dave’s Letter (short story)