Coloured Thoughts


  So many things in life are coloured by our beginnings.  Be it good, bad or merely indifferent the lessons learned early in life leave a deep impression on our psyche and often colour our choices or perceptions without our even being aware.  As we age do we evolve as people or simply become more…

If I Could Turn Back Time


Harsh ReaLity, a blog run by OM suggested the idea of writing about the things we regret or mistakes we would go back and change if we could.  There are so many things that with the benefit of hindsight you would go back and change, some small others large but for me there is one…

My Most Precious Gift


  My most precious gift is my son and I have been doubly blessed to be  gifted with him twice.  The moment he was born was easily the most amazing experience I had had in my life.  Apart from the large amounts of swearing pain and general mess I was so overwhelmed when he was…

Asylum Seekers & Australia


By now you may or may not have heard about the tragic turn of events on Manus Island that left one person dead and 77 injured. We don’t yet know if this new tragic low marks a turning point, if it’s part of Australia’s new status quo, or if it will finally be enough to…

Oh We’re On A Roll Here


  Just received this update from some friends at Guardian news and let me tell you if I was mighty riled before I’ve shot straight past angry into the land of spluttering WTF.  So wait for it – dummm da dummmm Victoria’s anti-protest laws pass lower house by one vote These controversial new laws give…