*A Long way from Home

*A Long way from Home

May 30, 2018

It began close to home when Daisy discovered the mushroom. She spied it on a tree root in the parkland forest bordering the river “Papa, Papa, look, look,” she cried placing it in her woolly […]

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A long way from Home AMPOL

AMPOL Gordonvale, Far North Queensland, July 1984 SO this old school bus painted in psychedelic rainbow stripes pulls up at the diesel pump out front of the servo. “Rainforest Warriors” is daubed across a peace […]

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A Long way from Home AIGA 

AIGA    Meli sat cross legged on the woven grass mat, staring at her feet in angry silence as William grabbed a handful of his precious books and stormed from the room.   William was heading back to sea, leaving her […]

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*White Fang – Snowdrift

April 29, 2018

Snowdrift It was dark when he came to. He felt around him. He was in his car. A lump on his forehead told him he must have hit the windshield. Twin white fangs of pain […]

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*April Saturday

March 27, 2018

April Saturday ‘People who don’t have children, they just don’t know. They think they know. They have no idea!’ The British comedian, Michael McIntyre performs at The Gentle Way Hospice for the terminally ill. The […]

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Need Another Saga America Saga Land

February 26, 2018

Need Another Saga America ‘What’s going on here? Someone declared war?’ ‘Daddy, Tasmin says there’s no real heroes like Superman who can fly. An’… an’… I’m stoopid ‘cos I make errors an’ I wear eye-glasses.‘ […]

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*Too Close to Home Saga Land

Too Close to Home ‘It was a real saga’ mum said. ‘Everyone had an opinion but only the few people involved really knew what happened that night’. The rain had settled to a steady drumming […]

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A Study in Scarlet

January 5, 2018

A Study in Scarlet Attention! Attention! Attention! Dead and still demanding attention. Even after falling from such a high balcony you still manage to be arranged as though you are lounging seductively across a lover’s […]

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* A IS FOR ADULTERY (A Study in Scarlet)

November 20, 2017

A IS FOR ADULTERY I was really caught up in the story. Usually I just skimmed over the school English text but this old story had me really pondering the rights and wrongs of it […]

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Big Little Lies

October 22, 2017

He said: Truth is beautiful. To which she replied: But the truth is relative. Your truth may not correspond to mine. – Lies can be beautiful, too, can’t they? – Like fiction, lies can be […]

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