I remember as a young teenager being upset because my older brother would be invited to parties and not me. I remember standing at the kitchen counter, invitation to my brother in hand and complaining, ‘It’s not fair. I’m friends with them too. Why wasn’t I invited?’
Exhausted, yet restless to advance
Ever onward in a trance,
A weary traveller…
They struck on Thursday afternoon. This was after the Year 9 English class had lulled me into a sense of security, which was false. Students do that, I learnt.Read more "Permit…or not to Permit"
So how do we manage this stifling heat? These days it’s about cranking up the refrigerated air conditioners, getting on with our busy lives of work or leisure in air-conditioned comfort while being concerned for our poor relations who have no relief from the heat.Read more "Daily Prompt: Stifle"
And here’s me with all my romantic memories of apple-picking in Tasmania. Did I mention that when I worked in Judbury, my fellow-workers were all locals and I was the one who was from “overseas”, the mainland? And here I was thinking that Son 2 who needs work, could go to Tasmania and pick apples. Am I not an average Aussie? I ask you.Read more "Tuesday Thoughts: Seasonal Work"
I sit, blank screen. Check out Facebook, blogs on WordPress, the news, answer some texts…Hmm, Netflix—wonder what the next episode of that time-travel series, Contiuum holds? No, must write. Return to blank page. Then to WordPress for Daily prompt for inspiration…
Finally! That’s a good start.
More than at any time of the year, ‘tis the season for almighty mistakes, confidence tricks and broken toys. From scammers to all sold out, ‘tis the time to be savvy and aware.Read more "Tuesday Post-Christmas Thoughts"