Poems

Dark and light

  The little girl shrunk Her doll fell to the floor A shadow cast its sense Of fear and danger.   The room darkened The shadow grew to fill The entire space Heart pumped, loud.   The doll spoke to her 'Come to me and You'll be safe.' Obediently, she went.   The doll was… Continue reading Dark and light

Health and wellbeing, Relationship and marriage

A fact about me

Here's a little snippet A fact about dreary old me I am nice and sweet, I choose to be kind to all I meet.   I will give you all of me You will have my respect, My laughter, my support And my friendship.   If something goes awry Between us, I will make Every… Continue reading A fact about me

Writing

Knockbacks and Breakthroughs

I have been missing from here for over a week. Maybe some have noticed, maybe none have. I've been really busy and motivated. I'll tell you why... Last Friday, Saturday and Sunday, I attended a writing masterclass in the city of Melbourne. I will return for the final two days tomorrow and Sunday. Last weekend… Continue reading Knockbacks and Breakthroughs

Opinion

Don’t be a loser

As humans, we sympathise with the plight of others. Those that we know, and those who are unknown to us, but have suffered through a natural disaster, or lost a child to the most horrific and extraordinary circumstances. We feel their pain. We identify. We know that in the blink of an eye, our own… Continue reading Don’t be a loser