Category Archives: A world beyond writing

The Gift

  When I was young and “invincible”, I liked horror movies. Growing up with two older siblings, I kind of bypassed the whole concept of censorship ratings—watching what they watched without a thought. Back then it was easy to separate movie … Continue reading

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Taking a Road Trip

Australia is BIG. My sister and I live in the same state, yet there’s more than 400 kilometres between us. Very soon there will be less! Planning a road trip is all about fun—what we’ll listen to, where we’ll stop, … Continue reading

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New Year — Clean Slate

If you’re anything like me you feel that each new year brings with it a chance to not only start afresh but also (if you wish) to do over the things that didn’t quite go as planned the year before. … Continue reading

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Name your world

All the world’s a friendly place when you name the things around you. Getting Bob (for example) to drive you where you want to go is much nicer than “just” going in an unnamed car. We have teddy bears named after … Continue reading

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Making a long awaited tree change!

Hello again! Between the “excitement” of struggling with a bout of gastro and selling my house again and again only to have the sale fall through (again and again), I haven’t had much joy to share. But now my house … Continue reading

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You can’t know where you’re going until you reconcile where you’ve been

When I was younger the only days that stood out were birthdays and major celebrations. I had – as most children do – a fixation on looking ahead to “the next big thing.” As time went on, I began to … Continue reading

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Refilling the well… it’s important in this heat!

School holidays always mess with my writing schedule, and the mid-Summer heat brings its own challenges. No one wants to sleep before midnight and I’ve decided that I can’t fuss over the lack of quality writing time too much. So … Continue reading

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I looked up and saw a world beyond writing…

I’ve been a tad obsessive of late because I’ve been wrangling with a story that’s very dear to my heart. It’s finished -and with my lovely editor- and I’m stupidly happy with the result! Hitting send has left me free to look around … Continue reading

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