Monthly Archives: January 2015

The passage of time

As I get older, the years seem to fly past like in those old films where you see calendar days being ripped off and fluttering away in the wind. The outside of me has changed so much over my life; … Continue reading

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Holding Pattern

My fever went down in the night and the swelling and redness reduced slightly. Needless to say, I didn’t go to the doctor. I probably wouldn’t be taking such a relaxed approach if I hadn’t been informed that next week’s … Continue reading

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Happy Australia Day!

It wasThis is my husband’s first officially sanctioned Australia Day i.e. the first since he became a citizen last year and I wanted to celebrate it with him. Instead, he’s spending it working away at some minesite in the heat and … Continue reading

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Christmas Camping Trip part 3

After our Kalgoorlie stay we breakfasted with our friend and departed about nine thirty, having bought fresh meat, topped up with fuel and acquired a map of the fairly remote region we were heading into. There were a lot of … Continue reading

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More slapping myself in the face with a dead fish

My sister apparently sent a Christmas present and a card within a letter. But to add insult to injury, she sent it to my ex-husband to pass onto me. My daughters obviously realised my rage and fury had I been … Continue reading

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I’m tired

Did I mention my eldest daughter is back from Canada? Not going into the whys and wherefores but she needs to set herself up a life here again: employment, paying off debts, somewhere to live, transport etc. Obviously, her father and … Continue reading

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Christmas Camping part 2: Kalgoorlie

Saturday midday we headed off to Kalgoorlie. This is a gold mining town, about six hours drive out of Perth and not really at all on the way to our camping destination but our dear friend April lives there and we … Continue reading

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