Tired of riots and protests eh?

Tired of riots and protests eh?

I read a comment earlier today that said something like ‘I know the death of an innocent black man is terrible, but there is really no excuse for protests, riots and looting’. For. Fucks. Sake. Nope, absolutely no acronyms for that one. FOR FUCKS SAKE! How...
Things we believe about ourselves

Things we believe about ourselves

I’ve been working my way through the book Postcards From Tomorrow which is (and I quote directly from the book cover) “A collection of letters from inspirational women to their 21 year old selves.” Disclaimer: I contributed a letter. It’s a...
Rainbow Shirt Guy

Rainbow Shirt Guy

On Father’s Day this year, I took my daughters to a rally in Sydney in support of the Priya, Nades and their daughter who have been taken into detention by the Australian government and are currently incarcerated on Christmas Island. Their crime? They came to...
Ten. Whole. Years.

Ten. Whole. Years.

When my husband and I got married 10 years ago, we were under no illusion that marriage would be easy.  While we fancied the pants off each other from the beginning, there was no part of our relationship that was seamless, because each step of it had to be...
Bits, Butts and Brains

Bits, Butts and Brains

Exploding bits – UNEXPLAINED!!!Exploding butt – UNEXPLAINED!!!Exploding brain – UNEXPLAINED!!!It’s official. We have a hat trick! Things we DO know though on the last day of July 2019:An unidentifiable number of strangers have seen me naked this...
Self love and precious scars

Self love and precious scars

I’ve been a people pleaser all my life.  It sounds like a lovely thing to be, but the inherent desire to please others is nothing at all to do with being a good person. It’s closely aligned with low self esteem, a desire to be what others want you to...