• Wordless Wednesday: where I live

    Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Permalink

    I’ve mentioned before that Wordless Wednesdays are my least favourite posts. I used to assume image posts were a bit of a cop-out  – an easy option, but I realise that’s not the case when these posts take me longer than any other post during the week.

  • Why I love the Fraser Coast

    Tuesday, November 4, 2014 Permalink

    When I decided to make my seachange two years ago I worried about how I’d fit back into life on the Fraser Coast. I was a very different creature to the 17 year old who left home for Uni almost thirty years before. I’d lived in a range of cities and countries and worked in a myriad of different professions.

  • The dreaded D word

    Friday, October 24, 2014 Permalink

    Two weeks before my father passed away his doctor took us aside to render his verdict. And to give us some options. Dad had been in hospital for nearly a month by then. Initially for something, then something else. It really all boiled down to the sudden discovery his body was riddled with cancer – exacerbated by drugs he was taking following his heart transplant almost 11 years earlier.

  • The Gatecrashers

    Monday, October 20, 2014 Permalink

    mumDon’t let that sweet innocent face fool you… this woman is a feisty one. Outwardly… a church-going, crossword-loving 70 year old. But – in reality – she’s a closet party animal.

  • My life that was

    Friday, October 17, 2014 Permalink

    I’ve had 2 recurring dreams for much of the last two decades (about losing teeth and giant contact lenses). A third was added several years ago (missing the bus / occasionally the train). However I’ve been regularly having a variation on a dream which is becoming pesky in its stubbornness.

    Essentially this dream is about my old life. More specifically – my old working life.