August 10, 2018
Family practice premium
This week, I joined three friends from my women’s Bible study group to be honorary aunties to the young son of another friend from our group. She had invited us to her son’s school assembly where he was to receive a special presentation from a senior chaplain in the Royal Australian Navy. We all knew […]
July 25, 2018
Daniel, the dentist and the TV news premium
Recently, I went to the dentist for a check-up. It’s not my favourite thing to do. Ever. I see dentistry as a necessary evil, probably due to some unhappy experiences in childhood, and so I usually put off any dentist visit for as long as possible. This time, the young dentist who cleaned and treated […]
February 9, 2018
Remembering who I am premium
It’s Tuesday morning. Time for Pilates, a form of exercise designed to engage and, hopefully, synchronise my brain with my body. I lie on the Reformer bed lifting and lowering my legs. The familiar patterns of movement free my brain enough for me to ask my Tuesday instructor if she’d had a good weekend. Yes, […]
January 18, 2018
Generous words and other warm fuzzies premium
I believe it was Mark Twain, master of the literary one-liner and the quotable quote, who said that he could live for a whole month on one compliment. My friends, I know exactly what he means! Your interest in my new Time project and your generous words have boosted my energy and my lifted my morale. […]