Family, Fiction, Melbourne, Parenting, Relationship and marriage

Breakdown

She can breathe now. Two hours ago, on an empty country road, Marie had been blissfully driving, her favourite song blaring from the stereo. She was singing when the car bumped over a pothole. She thought nothing more about it until ten kilometres further along, it shuddered and gasped. Her heart skipped. 'Come on Bertha,'… Continue reading Breakdown

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

Family Outing

We decided to take a day trip. Mostly, the decision was based on getting everyone out of the house and off devices. Where to go was the most difficult question, but we eventually decided on South Gippsland, specifically a small township near Wilson's Promontory. Just to add to the spontaneity factor, we threw in everyone's… Continue reading Family Outing