Mother and the Washing Machine

It was an autumn day in Melbourne, with unusually warm weather on the day I walked into the laundry room and saw mum bent over the washing machine - almost inside the barrel. She eventually emerged with what appeared to be the entire load of washing in one big large knot. Not what she had … Continue reading Mother and the Washing Machine

A cooking flow that struggles

I've decided I needed more flow in my life, and what better way to do that than with food. So I thought I'd share with you my cooking flow. Saturday: Make a plan Make a shopping list. Don't check the pantry to see that I already have half the stuff on the list. Go to … Continue reading A cooking flow that struggles

Ms Sulky

This girl I just adored. She was just so beautifully herself. And Yes - she's sulking. Which is why I called her Ms Sulky I hadn't really noticed Ms Sulky fooling around in the pool with (what appeared to be) her younger (and much thinner) sister. At the time I was blissfully content drinking beer … Continue reading Ms Sulky

Australia: Confession & Canon Law

In Australia, A Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse was conducted over 5 years. Apart from highlighting major injustices that have occurred in our institutions it also made a number of recommendations.  One which was -  The ministry of churches (not just the Catholic Church) should not be exempt from reporting information discovered … Continue reading Australia: Confession & Canon Law

AUSTRALIA: We say YES to marriage equality

A very proud day for Australia.  

Australia: Same Sex Marriage Postal Vote September 2017