The discontent couple (short fiction)

'So, life is returning to normal?' Bea's voice is thin, raspy. She checks the calendar. 'Coz, you know, it's been a long time.' She looks across the table at Matty. It's been over twelve months since they slipped into this rut. No shags. No pleasantries whatsoever. 'Thanks for reminding me,' Matty replies, fighting the urge… Continue reading The discontent couple (short fiction)

Family, Health and wellbeing

Dreams of being…

What do you want to be when you grow up? This question plagued me throughout my childhood. I didn't know the answer. Unlike seemingly everyone around me, I held no clue to my own skills, talents and dreams. I moved from wanting to be a famous actress, to an ice-skater (it doesn't EVER snow in… Continue reading Dreams of being…


The accident (short story)

'What have you done?' The young woman sits with her head in her hands, her elbows rest on her knees. Tears fall. Every part of her body burns and pulsates. 'Nothing that hasn't been done before,' she hears the male voice say. 'Really?' her voice cracks. She lifts her head, her gaze holds his eyes… Continue reading The accident (short story)


Musings on Easter Sunday

When I was a child, Easter was the weekend of long and many church services. On both Good Friday and Easter Sunday, my family and I would head into the centre of Adelaide for the morning service, and return home again at 9.30PM, after the night service had finished. The afternoons were taken up with… Continue reading Musings on Easter Sunday