How to Love

I have been having difficulties with someone for a very long time. One of those love-hate, jelly fish relationships where you are constantly weighing up: Is this worth it? Why am I doing… Continue reading

A God in Ruins

I have just finished reading Kate Atkinson’s latest novel, A God in Ruins. (No spoilers). I absolutely love all her books and buy them as soon as they come out. I think AGIR… Continue reading

Killing Time

I have been thinking a lot this week about contentment and boredom. It seems to me that there is a very fine line between the two. One minute, it seems fabulous that I… Continue reading

Same Same

Reading this article about an art director, Matilda Kahl, who wears the exact same thing every day was very reassuring to me.  I try and fight my own inclination to wear similar outfits every day… Continue reading

Don’t Give Up

Here’s an inspiring story for aspiring fiction writers every where. Renee Knight’s first novel is being published next week.  She is 55 years old.  There is always hope.     Disclaimer: Renee Knight. Renee… Continue reading

School Holidays

It has been school holidays here for the last two weeks in Sydney. I haven’t had much work on, so I have been mostly hanging out with my daughter. She likes shopping. So… Continue reading

School of Life

Some good advice from The School of Life.   


Flat shoes are not the most exciting shoes in the world. But they are comfortable. I only wear flat shoes, so I often look for inspiration on how to wear flat shoes without… Continue reading

Back Pain

I have chronic back pain. It’s not too bad most of the time. I manage it with exercise and very rarely need to see my osteopath or take pain killers.  Sometimes though it… Continue reading