One of the many pelicans that call the river home.
Monthly Archives: April 2012
I’ve opted out of my real world job today. Given in to whatever this bug is I’ve managed to acquire. Made a phone call. Sympathetic colleague told me to take care. Tomorrow I’ll return, fill out a sick leave form, and our super efficient administrator will pay me as normal while calculating my leave hours…. Read more »
The soccer season has begun again. Yet another year of trudging through muddy fields, to huddle on the sidelines whipping ourselves into a frenzy over the on-field antics of our wannabe soccer stars. Mr Shambles was adamant our children had to play a team sport. Working together to meet a goal, playing to the strengths… Read more »
I love a good crime novel, mystery or thriller. The obsession began with Enid Blyton’s Secret Seven, moved through Agatha Christie and into Patricia Cornwell, PD James, Ruth Rendell. If I’m left to my own devices to choose a book to curl up with on a rainy day I wade straight into the murky world… Read more »
It’s been 157 days since I launched into my “achieve every goal you have every imagined” year. There’s 209 days left until I will once again be facing a cake adorned with candles and lamenting the passing of my life. It’s becoming increasingly evident that organisation is the key skill I am lacking when it… Read more »
Today was Anzac Day here in Australia. The day was established as a memoriam to the Australian and New Zealand Army Corp (ANZAC) who fought at Gallipoli during World War 1. The odds were stacked against us in an impossible battle and it wasn’t a victory. At the end of the Gallipoli campaign 8,709 soldiers… Read more »
Grateful – adj – warmly or deeply appreciative of kindness or benefits received, thankful. Why are there some days when it is so difficult to conjure up gratitude? When all around you see the difficulties of your life and fail to appreciate the good stuff that is still happening. After a particularly grumpy time I… Read more »
Have a wonderful week everyone.
In my bid to create an award-winning blog that gains world-wide recognition and acquires me a Prius, a round-the-world holiday and a Thermomix (cause they are the sort of things you get offered as a top blogger – don’t anyone kill the dream) I am trying to embrace all the social media/apps/fads that are currently… Read more »