Monthly Archives: September 2013

Daily post: Luxury

This is luxury, five minutes away and it doesn’t cost a thing.

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Keeping the bastards honest? I wish…

Today we are enduring – suffering – being battered by – a federal election. It’s tempting to write To Hell With The Lot of You in red ink across both papers, and if I thought the pollies themselves might see … Continue reading

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Daily post – Regrets: Nnah!

I don’t do regret. If I did, I’d probably be spending my days zonked out on Valium, and what would that achieve? The tapestry of my life has some extremely messy patches, obviously worked by an inept, misguided and possibly … Continue reading

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Daily post: Imagine the people

One of the amazing things about having children is that come as surprise packages. You might think you know what you’re getting, but when you first hold that squalling little addition to the human race, the seeds of everything they … Continue reading

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Daily post – Rock: Beware of fakers

I’m going to plead the Fifth, here. At least I think that’s what I’m doing. There’s no equivalent in Australia, so I’m not intimately acquainted with it – that thing you do to avoid incriminating yourself. If you’ve ever been … Continue reading

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Daily post – causes: Horses for courses

Horses for courses, is my belief. There’s someone for everything in the world that needs doing, and no one person can do everything. If I could sit here and write impassioned manifestos that their recipients would actually read, mark, learn … Continue reading

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Daily post: Name who?

The obvious question is What’s in a name? And the obvious answer, as far as I’m concerned, is not much. Helen is useful as identification, but as for identity – forget it. This might be because as a child, I … Continue reading

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Daily post: Groundhog day

What? Redo a single day in my shambolic life? You’ve got to be kidding! I mean we’re not talking funny- shambolic here. We’re talking drama and chaos – great whopping swathes of it. Months. Years, in fact! And who’s to … Continue reading

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Daily post: What constitutes patriotism?

Patriotism? Pledging allegiance? When I was a kid, it really griped me than my elder sister was always insisting that I define my terms. I didn’t want to define my terms. I wanted to have a rip-roaring debate with ideas … Continue reading

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