The burnout bar

Hey blog world. I’m not dead! Just really busy. And sleep deprived (yay for chronic insomnia). But it’s the WA Day public holiday here in Western Australia, so I carved out some time to pen a few thoughts. And with “state daddy” Mark McGowan announcing his resignation as Premier and Member for Rockingham a weekContinue reading “The burnout bar”

I want to write a poem

I want to write a poem –the kind that inspiresthe kind that lights a fire in your soulthe kind that speaks every wordof your heart’s desiresthe kind you’ll want to quoteso that I won’t even care that I peakedwith this poem. But –I can’t find the wordsand I don’t know what needs to be heardandContinue reading “I want to write a poem”

I spake! (But I’d rather not.)

I spake… though the ability to speak does not make me intelligent, nor brave, nor normal. Ha. Yes, that’s meant to be a garbled reference to the scene in The Phantom Menace when Qui-Gon Jinn inadvertently rescues Jar Jar Binks. Because I will defend the Star Wars prequels until the day I die. And peopleContinue reading “I spake! (But I’d rather not.)”

Just Feb 14 things

I’ve never been much into Valentine’s Day. Maybe because I’m a perennial spinster at this point. Which is not a bad thing – I fully intend to rock some silver pigtails like an ageing Wednesday Addams someday. But I will happily take your heart-shaped chocolates. Or any shaped chocolates. Mama don’t discriminate. 😉 No V-DayContinue reading “Just Feb 14 things”

New Year, same girl on film – a micro-vlog & Paloma Faith

I don’t typically make New Year’s Resolutions because, let’s face it, I know I’m not going to follow through. It’s like all the newbies at the gym in January that you never see again in February. Which is not a criticism — just saying that good intentions do not a good habit make. I knowContinue reading “New Year, same girl on film – a micro-vlog & Paloma Faith”