Archive of ‘Me’ category

Long way round

The long way round

I got my ticket for the long way round Two bottle whiskey for the way And I sure would like some sweet company And I’m leaving tomorrow, what do you say? You know when you’re cruising along in life and everything seems to be going according to plan? You have the dream man, precious kids, […] Read more…

Wedding dress

Conversations with the wedding dress

If I could rely on anyone to give me the honest to God truth no matter how painful it might be to hear, I knew it was my brother. I stood in front of him in my wedding dress just a few days out from my wedding. I think it’s suffice to say that I […] Read more…

premature menopause

Premature menopause – one year on

It’s been one whole year since I was diagnosed with premature menopause. One whole year since I nervously entered a stranger’s office armed with a collection of blood results and a bunch of bizarre symptoms, and left with a diagnosis I didn’t fully understand. Premature menopause, premature ovarian failure, primary ovarian insufficiency – my mind […] Read more…


Settled into school

She is bubbling over with excitement as we make our way to the school gates. Her eyes are bright. She’s happy and carefree. She occasionally skips or breaks into a run, all the while chatting away about this, that and the other. We step through the gates and flashes of blue, white and red speed […] Read more…


The people you meet – Clare Bowen

Have you ever met someone for the first time and instantly felt in awe of them? That’s how I felt last Monday night when I met Clare Bowen, her brother Tim, and her fiancé Brandon. Clare is an Australian actress, singer/songwriter best known for her role in American TV Show Nashville. If we’re going to […] Read more…


Jemima’s guest house – a review

This is a sponsored post Our little family left behind the bright city lights of Brisbane last weekend and made a beeline for Byron Bay, where we were invited to spend a couple of nights at Jemima’s. Who’s Jemima? She’s a beauty of a guest house hidden away in the Byron Bay hinterland, that we […] Read more…

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