If you don’t do something, who will?

If you don’t do something, who will?

Do you know Martin Niemoller?  He was a German pastor who during the 30s supported Hitler and who grew disillusioned with him not because of the erosions of freedoms accorded to others, but because eventually the new way of doing things, impacted on him and his...
My rock star epiphany

My rock star epiphany

So back on New Year’s Eve in 2000, a friend and I accepted an invitation by a member of the band Powderfinger to go to a party at the drummer’s house. We did. Forgot to be cool, drank too much and took ourselves off home just before midnight to ensure we...
A gift for Lucy

A gift for Lucy

My gorgeous sister-in-law has just abandoned solo living to move into a house with a friend in east London. My beautiful man and I have been terribly remiss in sending a housewarming gift so I thought I’d start with my refresher course for ‘living with...
A bit of a love letter to childcare

A bit of a love letter to childcare

Childcare.It you’re worried about it.  You are doing it wrong.The most often discussed aspect of childcare is that it is not cheap.  My question is why would you expect it to be cheap? You are entrusting the most precious and beloved people in your...
I’m a page 22 girl!

I’m a page 22 girl!

Just behind Kerri Sackville’s VERY good article on being a pottymouth parent* – there I am.  Published.  Page 22.  February edition of Practical Parenting. Which is mainstream media.  Australia’s number one magazine for...