Family, Fiction, Melbourne, Parenting, Relationship and marriage, Writing

Dan’s Boy

'That wily little bastard,' Lori says, frowning. She folds her arms over her chest, leans back in the chair and crosses her left leg over her right. Dan chuckles. 'You gotta give him credit though, Lor. He's clever.' Lori shakes her head in disbelief. Dan's not too fussed. His nineteen year old son has always… Continue reading Dan’s Boy

Fiction, Melbourne, Relationship and marriage, Weather, Writing

Grey Jumper

'I can't find it!' The drawers in my room are open, clothing flung and scattered across the bed, the floor, the dresser. Marianne, my room-mate, leans in the doorway, smirking, as it's clear now to us both that the search for my grey jumper is fruitless. 'What about the laundry?' she says. 'Have you checked… Continue reading Grey Jumper

Fiction, Writing


'Welcome, our most venerable guest.' John's voice rang out across the room which was crowded with fanatics. As Cherry appeared on stage, the audience moved forward in a wave, edging closer. He cleared his throat. 'People, as you know we're privileged with her presence. Many of you have been fans since her first book, Who… Continue reading Confession

Fiction, Relationship and marriage, Writing

Lord of the Idiots

Katie was in a hurry to get home. A long drive, more than six hours, since she left Nick's place. This long-distance relationship thing was just not going to work for much longer. A decision would have to be made. Either break up, or they move closer. Placing her water bottle to her lips, she… Continue reading Lord of the Idiots

Fiction, Relationship and marriage, Writing

Story Issues

'What's for dinner?' asked Marty. Sienna's shoulders rose, just a fraction. How she loathed this question, particularly when it was only four in the afternoon. But Marty was home from a physical day. Bricklaying was tough work, she understood that. 'Coconut fish curry. Served on jasmine rice.' 'Sounds great.' Marty walked to the desk where… Continue reading Story Issues