Taking Stock

It’s been a while since I posted. I’ve been busy with stuff and nonsense, some good, some not so good. Good: I’ve had my ace Aunty Penny visiting from the UK. We did all sorts of exciting stuff like: going to Sydney, just overnight, just us two; going to Healesville Sanctuary to see koalas and … Continue reading Taking Stock

Make-do and Mend.

Since my brother’s tragic and untimely death at the end of last year, grief has been my constant companion; at first ferociously overwhelming me, later following me around as I existed in a kind of emptiness, and more recently just giving me a light nudge every now and then, whilst real life welcomed me back. I … Continue reading Make-do and Mend.

Father’s Day Musings – things I learned from my dad.

In the run-up to Father’s Day I’ve been giving a lot of thought to the things I’ve learned from my dad. He is a complex person, and there have been times recently when I have found him hard to understand. We don’t always get on, but he has consistently been a steadfast presence in my life. I’m not talking about “cleanliness … Continue reading Father’s Day Musings – things I learned from my dad.