Tuesday Thoughts: Seasonal Work

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.

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Monday Missive

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.

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BE STILL

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 […]

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