Health and wellbeing, Melbourne, Opinion, Writing

Reality

In a dreamy state, I feel floaty and free. Like nothing can hurt me or go wrong. There are bright blue skies, flowers, nice smells and everything is beautiful. In reality, when something goes wrong, I can slide into a boorish manner. Case in point: our state premier. Nothing is raising my ire more at… Continue reading Reality

Fiction, Melbourne, Movies, Writing

The interview

'Journalist,' I say, jutting my chin high. 'Can I get through please?' The crowd has swelled from the city building into the street. Minutes earlier, I had pushed my way to the front, only to bump into the chest of this mountain man. The badge weaved into his shirt reads KEEP SAFE SECURITY. He looks… Continue reading The interview

Family, Melbourne, Music, Opinion, Parenting, Writing

I guess that’s why

In a serendipitous twist, the two word prompts I follow are 'classic' and 'the blues'. Elton John is inside my head: Time on my hands should be time spent with you... It's a classic. Another one of those great songs released in the 80s. At the time, I was about 13, a happy early teen… Continue reading I guess that’s why