Health and wellbeing, Melbourne, Writing

Back to work

So, my life has become a little hectic. I have started work. You know, a leave-the-house job, where I walk in at a mutually agreed time and stay there until a mutually agreed finish. In between those times I am at a desk tapping away. It's a great job. I am thrilled, excited and humbled.… Continue reading Back to work

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…

Family, Parenting


My children thwart my plans for a tidy house. Only yesterday, I dusted, vacuumed and mopped. I put chair covers through a wash cycle, and placed a clean, fresh tablecloth on the dining table. Today, brekkie time here in Melbourne, I sit and watch them devour cereal and toast. There is already Vegemite smeared on… Continue reading Mumlyf

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Melbourne, Writing


Today's word prompt is invisible. It makes me think of the song from the 1980s, by Alison Moyet: Invisible. You treat me like I'm invisible. When you get the need to flirt, you do the work You just don't care, how much it hurts. So I'm going about my day, prepping for a job interview… Continue reading Invisible


Knockbacks and Breakthroughs

I have been missing from here for over a week. Maybe some have noticed, maybe none have. I've been really busy and motivated. I'll tell you why... Last Friday, Saturday and Sunday, I attended a writing masterclass in the city of Melbourne. I will return for the final two days tomorrow and Sunday. Last weekend… Continue reading Knockbacks and Breakthroughs