Challenges Photography

Square in September – Day 9

Those of you who have been following this Wombat for a while will know that in March 2017, my lovely Dad was awarded the MBE for services to charity and his community. I flew back to the UK to be one of his guests at the palace – yes, that is Buckingham Palace.  It was […]

Aussie Life Happiness Project

And So To The Palace

  The day dawned with the anticipation of a wedding day, and the nerves of a driving test. I think Mum and I were far more nervous than Dad who was soon to be face to face with Royalty. The three of us met Cathy Gilman, the former CEO of Bloodwise for a pre-ceremony breakfast. Cathy was […]

Aussie Life Family

My Daddy, MBE

I’m so proud I could burst!  My lovely Dad has been recognised in the New Year’s honours list for his fundraising work. He has been awarded an MBE for 30 years of service, raising money for Bloodwise a charity who are ‘here to beat blood cancer.’  Dad has volunteered for Bloodwise since losing his teenage son, my brother Paul, […]