Fiction, Melbourne, Relationship and marriage, Writing

Engagement Party (short fiction)

A hush falls over the room as I walk inside. Faces turn to stare. I tentatively cross the parquet floor towards the bar. I need a drink, something to hold, something to lubricate the evening. I see Merrily standing with Harry, her hand covering her mouth. But her eyes, her eyes are on me. I… Continue reading Engagement Party (short fiction)

Family, Health and wellbeing, Writing


I am not the successful candidate for the job I was interviewed for last week. I would like to be able to say the disappointment is on the micro level. It's more macro though, a wholehearted sense of dismay. But...time to move on to a more positive note: my manuscript is now sitting at 30,000… Continue reading Disappointment