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

At the local pool

'A what?' I ask. 'Brammer,' she replies. 'Don't you think he's a real brammer?' My friend, Maggie, is always trying to display her superior language skills. 'Never heard it before, so I can't say.' 'A remarkable, attractive person,' Maggie says with a smirk. I can't argue with her. He is quite dishy. As usual, Maggie's… Continue reading At the local pool

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

Eliza and Flossie

'Turn the volume DOWN,' yelled Flossie's mum, Eliza. 'I'm trying to do some work here.' Flossie rolled her eyes and sighed dramatically. But she fetched the remote and did as asked. 'Thank you honey-child,' said Eliza, as she smiled at her daughter. Her reward was a cold stare, coupled with a grunt. Not for the… Continue reading Eliza and Flossie

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

Moving on

'Honestly, he's not worth it,' Ella whispered. She was rubbing the back of her twin sister, Lucia, who was bent over the toilet bowl. Ella pulled Lucia's hair away from her face. 'Luce,' Ella murmured. 'Come on, sit back. Tell me what happened.' Ella pulled her sister into her arms and held her as she… Continue reading Moving on

Fiction, Melbourne, Parenting, Relationship and marriage, Writing

Stand off

Hailey was not going to back down. No way. She was in the right. She was shaking though. That bitch edging forward caused her heart to leap right out of her chest. What did she think she was doing? Car horns tooted. Hailey looked in her rear vision mirror; cars were banked up around the… Continue reading Stand off

Melbourne, Opinion, Relationship and marriage, Writing

Not broken

I had a crappy day yesterday. Started off shortly after dropping the kids at school with a stand-off in my car on speed hump and a deranged female driver. Got to work late, still shaken by the woman's ridiculous and rude and, frankly, psychotic behaviour. Simply cannot understand how she failed to see how she… Continue reading Not broken