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You just never know….

You just never know when something is going to smash you in the face like a wet fish and make you relive traumatic events in your life or deal with some tragedy. Following my three part Life Gone Awry blogs, I was feeling pretty in control of my emotions and was moving forward to my … Continue reading You just never know….

Out of the mouths of babes!

I have a nearly three year old grand-daughter who sadly for me lives in New Zealand with her Kiwi dad and Aussie mum.  Thank goodness for Skype and Facebook messenger. My days are often interrupted with hilarious excerpts of 'out of the mouths of babes" and this kid, god bless her is quite possibly the funniest … Continue reading Out of the mouths of babes!

The Glory of Being a Woman!

This blog piece is for any women out there who are, shall we say, ‘gracefully advancing in years” and perhaps even for their partners, as I take a light-hearted look at what is often deemed a women’s only issue, but in my opinion affects men as well. Right now, at this very moment in time, … Continue reading The Glory of Being a Woman!

A Life Gone Awry – Part 3

LIFE AFTER PRISON This is the final part of the three-part series on my life gone awry.  The focus of this blog is my experience after prison and what the future may or may not hold for my life. As mentioned in my previous blog, I walked out of Tarrengower Prison on 2nd March, 2014, … Continue reading A Life Gone Awry – Part 3

A Life Gone Awry – Part 2

THE PRISON EXPERIENCE Welcome to Part 2 of my 3 part series of a Life Gone Awry.  In my previous blog, I left you with my story of being transported to prison and arriving at the prison gates.  This blog will detail some of my experiences in prison. On arrival at the Dame Phyllis Frost … Continue reading A Life Gone Awry – Part 2

A Life Gone Awry…. Part 1

This blog entry is Part 1 of a 3 part series.  It will, at times, be extremely difficult for me to write this series of blogs.  They will stir up exceptionally emotive memories for me, they may shock many, they may fascinate others, it may horrify a few or it may cause others to judge me. … Continue reading A Life Gone Awry…. Part 1

Sorry…did I hear you correctly?

I have heard a lot of things in my lifetime some of it wise, some of it hilarious and sometimes like today....well it just defies belief. Today I heard that a young lad, fresh out of high school, had claimed that people with mental illness and disabilities choose to have them.  WHAT????  I heard this … Continue reading Sorry…did I hear you correctly?

To blog or not to blog? That is the question!

As a brand new blogger I will admit I was scared to death about writing in such a public forum.  All of my previous writing works have been for personal edification or for University studies. After overcoming some technical issues (ie my brain doesn't compute how to work this darn thing!). I made a start … Continue reading To blog or not to blog? That is the question!

We are amused!!

Little Alfie was in no mood to meet royalty Photo: AFPTV https://au.be.yahoo.com/lifestyle/real-life/a/34608117/toddlers-tantrum-in-front-of-the-queen-yahoo7-be/#page1 I have often associated the phrase "we are not amused" with royalty.  Imagine my glee when looking at the photo of little Alfie chucking the proverbial wobbly in front of the Queen no less, with said Queen having a look of "we are … Continue reading We are amused!!

Criminal Justice System v the Media

https://au.news.yahoo.com/a/34592009/it-was-you-graham-stafford-hears-police-review-name-him-as-leanne-holland-s-killer/ Twenty six years following the murder of 12 year old Leanne Holland, the man who was found guilty  of her murder, then had that conviction quashed, Graham Stafford, faced Channel 7's Michael Usher in an episode of Murder Uncovered last night. I am not here to decide the innocence or guilt of Graham Stafford, … Continue reading Criminal Justice System v the Media