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"
Oh, dear! It’s doing in my head,
The old computer is dead.
Well, perhaps not quite…Read more "Monday Missive: An Ode"
I have a story…
Would you like to read it?
Exhausted, yet restless to advance
Ever onwards in a trance,
You want success, don’t you?
Study hard! Cram!
I recalled the old Mazda my Dad bought for a bargain because its rear had been damaged. The engine worked alright. Good for a new and inexperienced driver as I was back then…except the ol’ bomb with the dodgy back was a police-magnet.Read more "Monday Missive"
BE STILL I go to the shops as I do every second day. At the checkout, the girl asks, ‘And how has your day been?’ ‘Busy,’ I say. ‘That’s good,’ the girl says with a sage nod as if involved in some conspiracy to keep me on the hamster wheel of busyness. In the […]Read more "BE STILL"