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

To the promised land

'Increase your profile. Build your brand. It's the only way to market,' says the woman on stage. I roll my eyes and slump in my seat. My hands are crossed over my chest. My friend, Rose, who brought me here is next to me, lapping up every word, her glasses pinching her nose. She's even… Continue reading To the promised land

Family, Opinion, Writing

Annoyed much?

Gosh, a busy few days. Fear not, I am still here trying to keep up with everything. I say keep up. I say busy, but four hours of today were taken up with sitting in a chair at the hairdresser. When I come home with gorgeous, refreshed (read: no grey roots) hair, I find an… Continue reading Annoyed much?

Melbourne, Opinion, Writing

Kicking goals

I'm now in my second week of paid, permanent, part-time work. I seem to be kicking goals which surprises probably no one but myself. In previous roles, I was always able to do the work required, so I really don't know why I now think so little of my abilities. Perhaps it's because this role… Continue reading Kicking goals

Health and wellbeing, Melbourne, Opinion, Writing

A good day

It's Monday evening here. If I could work out the time difference mentally, I'm sure that Monday's daily word prompt is about to be uploaded. However, this relates to Sunday's prompt... On reflection, I've had a good day. I started at my new job. I went in quite nervous. There's a lot of technical jargon… Continue reading A good day

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

Shelley’s new device

'Could you elaborate on that, please?' Shelley asked Her mouth gaped wide as the person across the sales desk blabbed a seemingly unrelated string of words to describe the device. She hated tech-speak. She didn't know the difference between a gigabyte and a megabyte, or whatever that new one was called. That was Dan's area.… Continue reading Shelley’s new device