This week has been one full of mixed emotions; on Tuesday my twenty one year old son attended the funeral of an old school mate who unimaginably took his own life. Such a tragedy that he was unable to seek help from the turmoil he was suffering. A very good friend of mine who is […]
Today would have been your 47th birthday Paul. What a long time you have been gone from our lives; thirty years to be exact and boy oh! boy have their been some changes in the world. Today being your birthday, you would probably be receiving greetings from all your friends on Facebook. You’d have loved […]
At the end of last year the family were having a mass clear out in preparation for some renovations and I came across my ‘wafer tin’ which stores all the letters I’ve kept over the years. The letters mainly stem from the late 70’s and right through the 80’s. The day after my thirteenth birthday […]
Our family treasure George. Rescued from the care of the RSPCA he came to live with us for eight years.
I have been saving wine corks for quite a few years now with the plan to turn them into a cork board. Unfortunately, it is taking quite some time as most of the Australian wine I enjoy is sealed under Stelvin screw caps. My daughter asked me the other day if I was ever going to […]
Is there a period in your own personal life that you think of as the good old days? Tell us a story about those innocent and/or exciting times (or lack thereof) – from the Daily Prompt, 18 November. How timely this prompt is – I immediately started to think of those good old days when I was a child […]
It’s arrived – the final year 12 EVER in our house. One end of the dining table has been taken up with a huge pile of folders and text books, complimented with the laptop, laptop charger, dirty tea cups and of course the mobile phone which is never out of reach. Our daughter has sailed […]