HOME TRUTHS

HOME TRUTHS   Lost Things When you lose something, it turns up sooner or later and usually in the most obvious place, like on the kitchen table. Socks have the habit of growing holes or being sucked up into black holes of no return. The boys’ rooms are one big black hole for lost things […]

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CHRISTMAS DAY TAKE-AWAY

CHRISTMAS DAY TAKE-AWAY A reflection…   The shops are closed, Except for the trusty IGA. There’s no room in the fridge, All stocked up for Christmas Day.   While the drinks cool in the esky, The presents, wrapped under the tree, Doused with tinsel snow, Wait for us to open them and see.   And […]

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LOST SHEEP

  A fellow writer criticized the Mission of the Unwilling saying, ‘How can so many people go into space without others missing them on Earth?’ Good point—and I duly corrected that detail. As a part of the Intergalactic Star Force, each recruit had their explanation which they gave to family and friends why they wouldn’t […]

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THE POWER OF MORE THAN ONE

STRENGTH IN WEAKNESS   That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, than I am strong. (2 Corinthians 12:10)   My narrative—the underdog. The Underdog, you say? Yes, the Underdog from Down Under. Isn’t that how Australians are perceived, especially […]

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MY MISSION…

UNCLE RICHARD, THE WITHERED ARM AND WRITERS’ GROUP   In 2008, Uncle Richard, playwright and author flicked through the wads of paper, an early version of my manuscript called “Mary’s Story”. He didn’t like Science Fiction. He called it “Soap Opera in space”. ‘Well, at least you have only typed on one side of the […]

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