Opinion, Writing

Anzac Day

Today is Anzac Day. A day where we remember the sacrifice made for us by soldiers in WWI. I become overwhelmed with emotion on this day. I can't think of those young men without tears welling in my eyes, my heart filling with pride, grief and gratitude. I imagine the men, clambering off the boats… Continue reading Anzac Day


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!


Going back. A shout-out to child care educators.

This afternoon, I took my three children for a visit to the child-care centre we used when they were pre-schoolers. It's the winter school holidays here in Melbourne, and it's cold. There's not a lot of outdoor fun happening in our house, and it's only day three. But I knew I needed to get the… Continue reading Going back. A shout-out to child care educators.