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 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.)”


No, it’s not the latest Kenya Barris show. (Although I recently discovered Black-ish, Mixed-ish, and Grown-ish on Disney+ and I’m really digging them.) It’s about my complicated relationship with social media and what I’m trying to do about it. On one hand, social media was how I interacted and connected with people in the absenceContinue reading “Unplugged-ish”

All the changing seasons of my life

A lot has happened since my last blog post, including Western Australia’s hard border coming down so maybe I’ll come sign your copies of my book soon. 😉 But I’ve also been doing plenty of thinking. About how the world has changed over the past couple of years. And how I’ve changed. Recently, I wasContinue reading “All the changing seasons of my life”