Monthly Archives: May 2014

Why I am regarded as being good at my job

 I don’t always do wine tours. My company subcontracts out for another company, called “XXX Escapes”, which specialises in luxury small vehicle personalised tours. These people pay a LOT of money for their tours and they often get me as … Continue reading

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First week of an Auslan Course my daughter and I are taking together

We are doing it for a number of reasons: She works in a pharmacy and thinks it might be useful there I might use it for work It gives us the opportunity to spend time together We have a dedicated … Continue reading

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It’s interesting to realise that, in this marriage, I am the arsehole

I was complaining to my husband about the father of my girls and how he never, ever meets me halfway in trying for a civil relationship, even now that our children are grown and any possible stress triggers are gone. … Continue reading

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A conflict of interest

I’ve been riding a lot to work lately. When I asked my husband to adapt my late father’s bike into an electric cycle it was with the full intention of riding to and from work each day. He is a … Continue reading

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Why I walk

The soft light of the early dawn, the glisten of the fog droplets on the trees, the spangled spider webs: all of this muffled silence broken by the bounding of the kangaroos and wallabies as they bounce away from me, annoyed that … Continue reading

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I’ve just got back from a solo three day hike

The husband is away at (yet another) minesite, helping service big bits of machinery. I dislike his going away on the grounds that if I wanted to be with somebody who had a fly in/fly out job (FIFO as we … Continue reading

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The weekend was not as fun as it could have been

It was fun until it wasn’t, if that makes sense. The rogaine was about 2.5 hours drive away and started Saturday morning for a twelve hour stretch, from ten to ten. As Wayne was working until around four, that gave … Continue reading

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