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

Life’s trampling pace

I emerge from a sleepy daze, blinking. The light is stark, bright, blinding. After a minute, my sight adjusts to my surroundings. Everything is oddly familiar, yet strange. Two shapes of similar height and width shift in my vision. The blurry edges mould and grow into human form as they draw closer. A primal force… Continue reading Life’s trampling pace

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

Mothers’ Day

I've just risen out of bed. Had a lie-in, joined by Our Girl for cuddly snuggles. Hubster then made brekkie for me and brought it on a tray to the bed. On the tray was a hand-picked rose from our garden by T2, an espresso coffee made by T1. Brekkie was avocado, fetta and bacon… Continue reading Mothers’ Day

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

Run to Paradise

I'd been on holiday for two weeks before it hit me. This wasn't a holiday. I was escaping an ordinary life. I'd run to paradise (the song was on auto-play in my head constantly) to distract myself from laundry and lunches. And love. The three Ls. Here in Fiji, on the beach, it was easy… Continue reading Run to Paradise

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

Reunited

In the passage, brimming with happiness, it is like a switch flicks Julia had spent the last twenty years existing. Not experiencing all that life offered. Not truly living. Out of the blue he'd made contact. They took it slowly, old school. Phone calls, lunches and dinners, movie outings, picnics on the beach. After three… Continue reading Reunited

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