Camping at Lucky Bay, WA

January 21, 2015

We’ve just returned from our family holiday. This year, we camped at Lucky Bay in Cape Le Grand National Park, about 800 km...

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2014 AWW Challenge Round-Up

January 1, 2015

I completed the 2014 Australian Women Writers’ (AWW) Challenge. I signed on to read ten books by Australian women and review...

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Thank You and Happy Christmas

December 24, 2014

Dear Reader, Thank you for joining me on this long-haul writing ‘safari’—you’ve jumped aboard even without the...

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Shortlisted for 2014 TAG Hunge...

December 18, 2014

I’m finally allowed to tell everyone that my novel, ‘Ida’s Children’, has been shortlisted for the 2014 City...

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Graveyard Dreams

December 9, 2014

I posted this snapshot poem on my Facebook page a few weeks’ ago, but I’ve since slightly changed the wording. To tell...

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Parenting Lessons Learned in 2...

December 7, 2014

  All the calendars tell me it’s December, but I’m not ready for the end of another year. Time is not just marching...

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Soft Dawn

December 6, 2014

I took this photo with my phone at about 5am, facing west, with the sun rising behind me. The sky had a soft, muted appearance, but...

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My Childhood TV Shows

November 28, 2014

It all began when my son asked me which TV shows I’d watched as a child. I patted the cushion next to me and opened up YouTube....

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