10 Questions

Now a confession: I'm not big on blogging memes. But there is one going round at the moment that I've been tagged in a few times and I figure Fridays are always good for '20 question' type posts. Or in this case ... 10 questions. Here are my answers - feel free to leave YOUR answers in the comments. Continue Reading

This is my brain on a close game of footy

*Warning, my brain swears a lot when watching the footy. First Quarter Ok boys, let’s do this. If we want to play in a grand final this year, we need to win this game and win it well. Yah, first goal! Gah. (Carlton kick a goal.) Yeah Fyfey! Yeah Ballas! That’s more like the Freo I know Continue Reading

Be careful who you outsource your thinking to

If you read something - be it on the internet, in a book or a magazine - and it captures your imagination, you can pretty much guarantee there is story involved. Humans have been using storytelling for thousands of years to share ideas, disseminate information and teach. It's a truly wonderful Continue Reading

The one thing …

The one thing I should do less often is: procrastinate. It may surprise some to know that I am a world-class procrastinator when I want to be and the worst thing you could ever tell me about something you need from me is 'no rush'. The one thing I should do more often is: take time to be still Continue Reading

The best and worst thing about life. It goes on.

When I was 22 my brother died in a car accident. His death left a hole in my heart that will never be filled and a grief that started stunningly sharp, but slowly (ever so slowly) softened to something bubbling gently below the surface on a permanent basis. Every so often one of those bubbles Continue Reading

Introducing My Family

You know 'that' visceral desire/ticking clock thing most women seem to have when it comes to having children? I never had it. This meant poor Ant (keen to procreate from a much earlier age), had to put up for many years with me always having 'just one more thing' I needed to do or achieve before Continue Reading