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

Working from home

I am currently, like most of the world's population, working from home. One of the positives is that the amount of time on my hands seems to have increased. I have time to write here on my blog on my work days, whereas usually, I have to skip these days. But in the time that… Continue reading Working from home

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

The knock

The alarm wakes Lia from a deep slumber. Her hand reaches to her phone, she presses the button to cease its beeping. She throws back the covers and stands at the side of the bed; with a bounce she makes her way to the en suite. 'Oh shit!' she cries. Matty has already left for… Continue reading The knock

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Crossing the bridge

'I'm afraid,' I say. Fear shivers through my body. My eyes are squeezed shut. It's no good, I know what lies beneath. I feel Mike's hands take my own. 'God you're shaking,' he whispers. 'I've got you, babe. Edge towards me.' I can't move. My feet are blocks of wood. 'Mike.' Tears spill onto my… Continue reading Crossing the bridge

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Leaving home

The contents of the bucket slosh inside as Bernice swallows back her own vomit. This is not how she imagined her life would turn out. When she was younger, she imagined a life of travel and fame. She was destined for greatness. Everybody said that. Well, Gran and Pop, and a few others. Maybe it… Continue reading Leaving home

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Life changing epiphany

Libby looks out the window at the scenery: palm trees, sandy beaches, blue skies. She smiles at the serenity. Only two days ago, she was in the concrete city; the sun's brightness reflected off the buildings and created a stuffy heat. She had to get out, if only for a few days. Perception is everything,… Continue reading Life changing epiphany