I have just delivered Miss 9 to her first dance competition. I have left her in the capable hands of her dance teachers for hair and makeup. Two hours from now I will see her along with two others from our school dance their first competition. A Lyrical Trio. Our local arts centre is a… Continue reading Overcoming Stage Fright
It is a stormy day here in Perth. I sit by the window in our little blue fibro house ploughing my way through stacks of magazines. One by one I am bagging up old copies of Frankie, Smith, Womanhood, Better homes and Gardens and yes even those free magazines dispensed monthly by my local Coles… Continue reading Clearing Out!
My little girl Mary started full-time school today. I spent January ignoring my work, the temptation to write, edit and basically get on with things. I made do with a notebook, scribbles, and a colourful (albeit ambitious) schedule taped over my second screen. The 2012 Schedule could be seen in my peripheral vision as I… Continue reading Back to School
Life is a balancing act. From the basic survival needs of food and shelter to the wants of our modern lives. As a mother and wife I need to balance my time between each individual child, my husband and our family group as a whole. As a friend (confidant/confessor) I need to balance my time… Continue reading The Balancing Act