Family, Opinion, Writing

Train Wreck

On the news of the engagement of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle some three or four years ago, I was happy for them. I'd watched Prince Harry and his older brother, Prince William, from birth, being such an avid fan of Princess Diana. I was inconsolable when she died, and felt pain as those two… Continue reading Train Wreck


Life and love and a wedding

On Saturday night, wearing my pyjamas and with prosecco in hand, I watched the Royal Wedding. I thought the whole shindig was classy and stylish. The day itself was magnificent: those clear blue skies and lush green surrounds, juxtaposed against the grey hues of the medieval castle provided a stunning backdrop as royals and celebrities… Continue reading Life and love and a wedding


Some good news!

Finally, the news brings us a happy story. Late last night, Melbourne time, news broke that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are engaged. Just when I thought we'd only ever hear about crime, or terrorism, or more news about male predatory behaviour in the show-biz world, we are treated to the wonderful prospect of a… Continue reading Some good news!