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It’s normal in marriage to feel righteously pissed off when your partner snores like a struggling motorbike, right? Especially if you are a very light sleeper and have to work a ten hour day in the morning, where you need … Continue reading

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I took my husband to the airport early this morning. He came back from a minesite shut down last week and has now gone to Sydney for nearly four weeks.  I thought I’d cry when he left but I didn’t. Instead I … Continue reading

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I had a really bad dream last night. I dreamt that my husband had a heart attack and died. I’ve been having these dreams often, lately; it is coming up to the time of the year when the original incident … Continue reading

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My dad back in hospital. Thank god. Bone

My dad back in hospital. Thank god. Bone spread to the hip (excruciatingly painful). Trying to work out what to do. He doesn’t want to be cared for by anybody except my stepmama or me but we just can’t do … Continue reading

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How hard is it to write letters of

How hard is it to write letters of condolence to my overseas family on the loss of their beloved girl?   It is hard, so very hard. I can’t even find sense in it, unlike my father’s future passing. She … Continue reading

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I went to see my father today. He

I went to see my father today. He has visibly deteriorated since last week and it hurts to see him feeling so unwell. He says that he is having digestive issues (nausea and aches) and feels very weak. Next week … Continue reading

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Too much writing, I know. But maybe one

Too much writing, I know. But maybe one day my family will want to read this and absorb the details. We are great archivers in our family and there are so many letters and books and documents passed down, through … Continue reading

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