Archive for November 2017

A better bio

An article appeared recently addressing the question ‘What should I include in my personal bio?’. I struggled for days with the ‘About’ page on my website and once took more time to write a 50-word bio than the 1200-word story attached to it. So I read the article from tip to toe, seeking enlightenment. It was published by a professional development forum…

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Rainy day fun

Is three o’clock in the afternoon too soon to document the day? I’m waiting for The Ballerina to emerge from the dance studio and this seems like a more productive use of my phone than aimlessly scrolling through social media. Rain Today’s wet. The sky is white grey and the rain is falling in fat…

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Every word counts

Ian Fairweather, Bus stop,1965

Today was not a Fun Friday. I didn’t do yoga, shop, coffee and chat with The Bestie. No, today was an office grind day. Tax toil I finished the final Business Activity Statement for the quarter, but not without some stumbles. The bank account refused to reconcile, forcing me to go back two quarters and tidy.…

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Are you busy mum?

The Champion is sound asleep on the sofa; face down, one leg straight, dangling, the other pulled up to her chest. She sleeps like me. And snores like her father. She’s been up since 5:30 this morning running the adult squad at the swim school where she teaches part time. University is over for the…

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A moment in time

Today 62 per cent of Australians are happy because their team, the yes vote, won the same-sex marriage survey. There are rainbows everywhere. Getting on with it A Bill to amend the Marriage Act has already been introduced into Parliament. But the nation has no stomach for further discussion. Our weak leaders passed the buck…

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