Family, Health and wellbeing, Melbourne, Opinion, Writing

The view from the aisles

Goodness, it seems we're in quite a predicament. People of Australia are bracing for Covid19 impact by behaving in quite a selfish manner. Most of the population have jettisoned social norms and niceties; they no longer tolerate positive aspects of community living: sharing, kindness, and even the Aussie attitude of 'she'll be right, mate!' I… Continue reading The view from the aisles

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

Shelley’s new device

'Could you elaborate on that, please?' Shelley asked Her mouth gaped wide as the person across the sales desk blabbed a seemingly unrelated string of words to describe the device. She hated tech-speak. She didn't know the difference between a gigabyte and a megabyte, or whatever that new one was called. That was Dan's area.… Continue reading Shelley’s new device

Family, Melbourne, Parenting, Writing

Twin lunch

I am watching T1 and T2 devour their lunch. Sure, they are hungry, but they're also gobbling food as I've told them they can have their iPads after lunch. Sneaky little chaps tried to begin eating at 11.15AM, but I'm all over that nonsense. Ha! It is school holidays. I have had a couple of… Continue reading Twin lunch

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

Stretch for life

When I was young, I saw no point to stretching. After physical activity, netball games, whatever, I'd simply walk off. Now, jeez, I wish I'd stretched more often. My body aches and groans; tight calves, hip flexors and hamstrings make standing and sitting an onerous task. A few stretches in my youth might've made me… Continue reading Stretch for life

Melbourne, Opinion, Writing

An evening at the local council

  Last night, I was witness to a company of fools. I went to the ordinary meeting of my local council, in support of a new sports stadium to be built in the area. The area I live in is lovely, it must be said. We are lucky to be situated less than 10kms from… Continue reading An evening at the local council