Every Day in November

I was thinking about the ebb and flow of things this morning at 4.15am.  When sensible people were sleeping my mind was pondering the state of my writing.  In particular I was thinking how this blog was more in the ebb than the flow of things, and when the ebbing is happening more than the…

Back to Work and the Yummy Mummies

Rant warning:  If you are offended by the opinions of others about children, yuppies, or yummy mummies you may prefer to stop reading here.  But just in case you’ve hung in there here’s my definition of a “Yummy Mummy”:  attractive affluent woman, always beautifully dressed but sometimes in designer gym gear despite never having set foot in…

Lightning Ridge (2)

The bonding experience many feel when arriving in Lightning Ridge may not have happened for us but there were a few magical moments as we explored the town.   Usually before leaving home I like to have our adventure stops well researched which includes some background history.  This time the curiosity and excitement that usually accompanies an absence…