Lessons from a Lamb

Who would have thought raising such a little lamb would have such a big impact. She came into our life at barely two weeks of age, after being abandoned by her mother. I blogged about her here when she arrived.

Loving the Connection

It’s Valentine’s Day and my husband’s gone again. Left in a taxi two days ago, bags and all. For the next two weeks he’s working interstate. It’s the longest we’ve spent apart. He was away at the same time last year as well, when I wrote Loving my World. What’s with the timing?  I mean, doesn’t his … More Loving the Connection

Ripper Aussie Names

“I’ve been everywhere, man … I’ve been to Wollongong, Geelong, Kurrajong, Mullumbimby, Mittagong, Molong, Grong Grong, Goondiwindi … Cabramatta, Parramatta, Wangaratta, Coolangatta; what’s it matter?”

Insomnia

Overthinking tossing and turning wheels of life engage. Lying still, breathing fast like a sparrow in a cage. Trapped tight and wired mind prepares to fall.

Turn me on

You turn me on I come to life  and give you all you need. Turn me off the spark is gone nothing left to recede. The last few days we’ve been hit with power outages.  Strong winds have brought down trees and knocked out cables in many areas close to where I live.

Fierce Creatures

Australia has a reputation for having some of the fiercest creatures in the world. We have deadly snakes, stingers and the odd croc up north, but sometimes things aren’t always as they seem. What can appear downright scary on the surface can be pretty harmless, if we’re game to look closer. Still, I have to … More Fierce Creatures