holidays

It’s been a long year, but I’ve finished two more college subjects and have only one to go. I’m celebrating by taking some time out with the family. Looking forward to it, and to starting to plan out some new projects (and my last college subject).

dislocated

Time for reflection is rare at the moment: my dance card (as it were) is pretty full at the moment, and it doesn’t leave a lot of time for thinking big thoughts. At least it’s only for a season. I’ve had this idea for a post percolating for a while. Here we go.   I […]

Commuting

Talking yesterday to a friend who is a working mum was a chance to reflect on commuting. The busier your life gets, the more you appreciate a chance to commute. You’re stuck for a period of time, doing something necessary (travelling to a destination), and you’re physically removed from a range of responsibilities (housework, child […]

colonoscopy

In the past I’ve raised money via movember for depression and prostate cancer, but there’s another form of cancer that I haven’t mentioned before, at least here: bowel cancer. Second biggest cancer killer in Australia: 1 in 12 Australians will be diagnosed with it by age 85, it’s a big deal. But we don’t talk […]