Abducted By Aliens – Well Not Quite


Hi folks – I’m back and in one piece [last time I checked anyway] despite feeling that I’ve been caught up in some ever expanding work vortex. Honestly it feels as if I haven’t put two feet on Terra Firma for nearly a fortnight if not longer but gotta say it’s been one hell of…

What Is In A Name


One of the human races greatest gifts is language and we use it as a way to understand and recognise the world around us and our place in it.  In most cases this is a reassuring process, how children grow to understand what they see as they learn to speak.  However there is a danger…

This is Why I Don’t Camp


People love to expound on the beauties of nature and wonder of living close to the land.  Well I have to admit ardent environmentalist that I am I am also the biggest anti-camper you may ever meet.  I would preach in churches, by the roadside (as long as it wasn’t too close to the bush),…

Childhood Memories of Home


  It’s overcast so often and cold but when it’s warm there is the fish pond in the back yard.  I would sit and watch the different fish swirl and flash. My poor mother was always terrified that I’d fall in. I was only 2yrs old but I remember the pond and the sun and…