There are all sort of parents in this world, and you see them at the school camp drop off. Those who are whooping their way out of that bag drop, punching the air and screaming “Look out silence, HERE I COME!” They wave enthusiastically at a tinted window their child could be behind (but who… Continue reading Camp cramps
There is a woman walking around in this world, and specifically on our great barbequed continent, who has earned herself an Order of Australia Medal for making people feel happy. In this day and age of the overwhelming sadness which is a suicide epidemic, of people with their faces stuck to the unreal, animated… Continue reading Fairy Sparkle
When I was young, I would curse my hips because they wouldn’t make my legs and feet turn out like my amazingly beautiful ballet teacher. If they would only do their job then I would look just like her – despite the fact I had brown short hair, was a plumpa-lumpa and nothing like her… Continue reading Hip hip hooray #healthyhipsweek
According to the World Health Organization, depressive disorders will be the leading cause of the global burden of disease by 2030. This was one of those statements which hit me with a great big sledgehammer in the chest. I found it shocking. I felt the heaviness of infinite sadness settle inside me. The very same… Continue reading No fear to lend an ear
Breaking News: Reports of a possible missing person. A stay-at-home mother from Sydney’s Insular Peninsula appears to have disappeared. The missing mother is known as a woman who quietly and boringly got on with her life as a housewife and children’s Uber driver. She was not known as social, being as she was mostly stuck… Continue reading Missing Mother
My late rising New Year’s resolution is kindness. Be kind, show kindness, kind, kind, kind. It’s everywhere – the new catch phrase to counteract narcissism generated in our age of the selfie. Me me me it’s all about me, verses Be kind to one another. I should have been an anthropologist or psychologist instead of… Continue reading Practising Kindness. Kind of.
Once upon a time there was a family who was really so very excitably excited, because they were putting in a pool! The kids were beside themselves – the boys began kissing their future “guns” developed by swim practice, and the little girl with big plans to be a synchronised swimmer just like the Olympians… Continue reading Tales of a Poolside Crime