Tag Archives: love

Mum goes swimming

My mother was afraid of the water for most of her life. I think she had been dunked in the creek one too many times by her older brothers when she was young, and never really recovered. It was very … Continue reading

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60 books

Yesterday the final event (more or less) in The Festival of my Birthday (!) was held at Imprints. Instead of a party at home, we had it at one of my favourite places, and instead of pressies for me, I … Continue reading

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Ruby for PM

One of my favourite dogs, Ruby, died a couple of weeks ago. She lived with Kathy and Michael and Mia and Grace along with¬†her ‘brother’ the fabulous Darcy (who thankfully is still there), and they would both enthusiastically run to … Continue reading

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Dadda

Father’s Day today so thinking of dad and the many happy times I have had with him. He is slowing down, and gradually moving towards the end, so it is good to appreciate the time I spend with him now. … Continue reading

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Una mujer feroz

Today I went to a celebration party for Megan, my dear friend who has had treatment over the past 18 months or so for cancer, and has come through now to a place of remarkable health and vitality. It is … Continue reading

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Love and memories at the beach

I have been to¬†Brighton a few times lately, just a bit further down the coast from home. I was there this morning with Megan and Jonquil (why I didn’t take a picture of them I don’t know!) for a walk … Continue reading

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A message from Pam

Hi all This is what I am going to see. The plane might fall from the sky but this will be worth it – yes my .9 is here his name is Carson (he was born just a few days … Continue reading

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Reflections on life and death

While I was up in Auburn last week, there was a death in Hackham West due to domestic violence. It has been a hard time for everyone, coming to grips with what has happened right next door to us, and … Continue reading

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