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


'Zara, good girl! That's a fifty percent improvement on last week's attempt.' Zara glimmered with pride. Her parents had organised the tutor after her NAPLAN results in Year 3 were abysmal. That was the word they'd used. She'd had to look it up in the dictionary. Her heart sank at its definition. For the past… Continue reading Tutor

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


What we live, we carry. All our disappointments, hopes, dreams and failures become baggage. T1 has very recently tried out for House Captain at his primary school. Over the last week, he has been writing an application and preparing a speech. He asked for Hubster's and my opinion on what to include. He practiced the… Continue reading Baggage