It was her first year at uni. She had just moved to this new city. At nineteen, she was very shy, easily embarrassed. It was difficult for her to make new friends. Just the thought of talking to strangers made her heart thump, her palms sweaty, her mouth dry. The only people she knew in … More Embarrassed
This has no name to name it by Turn home, the sun goes down I walk, I lift up, I lift up heart, eyes I summoned heart to speak my wish A little bit of heaven fell from out the sky where the air is clear as crystal, and the white stars … More This has no name to name it by (Cento*)
Yep, it did! Not that TRH was looking for work. He just sort of stumbled into it. That’s how these things happen sometimes. .. Just to get this straight, let me explain. TRH was not job hunting. He is retired after all. This work came in the form of a very polite request through me … More WORK FINDS The Retired Husband
She was just seven. Much too young to be exposed to such trauma. What she witnessed changed her life forever. Her family was moving – again. Only two years previously they had moved all the way across the world to a strange new country. One where everything was different. They had settled in well. Even … More IMPENDING DOOM
Bottlebrush G’day! Strewth, this post is chockers with strine. For some of ‘em I reckon you might need to have a squizz at this here dictionary to get a handle on what I’m gabbing about – Aussie Slang Today is Straya Day. There’s always big shindigs on the 26th January. I came here as an … More Australia Day 2016
“You smell!” the young shop assistant told me at the cash register screwing up her nose. Not the usual shop conversation you expect to have. But it led us to chat about what the smell was. It reminded her of stuff her sister used to put on her, she said. Like Dencorub, I asked? Yeah. … More You smell!
The other day I posted a Sequel. This one is a Prequel. Google is such a wonderful tool. That and YouTube. Anything you want to find out, type it in the search box, and up pop millions of possible options to consider. I get lost in the meanderings. Lose track of time. And I have … More Prequel to Aussie Day
No, no, never! Never no more! Like Elvis, I have left the building. Closed the door, never to return. What a relief! The pain in my chest Has left The thumping, hard pumping heart ache And swallowing of pills to quell. It too has left the building. The door that finally closed Was … More No, No, Never !!
What’s this about sequels? If you have been reading my posts, you may be curious to know what has happened with some of the reported events in my life lately. So here’s a quick update for you – Like the things happening in threes – My friend’s car was easy fixed. It was just some small … More SEQUELS to ants and crashes
I woke up this morning bleary eyed and furry mouthed. The nights have been quite hot. And the days even hotter. Meaning that in order to have any sort of a half decent sleep we need to leave the air conditioner on overnight. We are blessed to have one. Even more so, to be able … More Invasion