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How are you with surprises? I am either delighted or mortified by them. Delightful surprises include: Incidental weight loss Finding a ten dollar note in a coat pocket Receiving a lovely email from a reader Getting flowers from Mr. Woog for no reason A rare smooth complexion for a day or two Being able to fit into something that I have bought online Parcels … [Read More...]

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You’re Fired!

Out of all the disasters in my life, I have never been fired from a job! And there have been plenty of opportunities for me to have done so, as I carried out the … [Read More...]

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The Problem with Addiction.

That is the problem with addiction. Withdrawals kick in immediately. I am getting cranky and irritable. The shakes are inevitable. You see my coffee machine has … [Read More...]

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So what did you get up to on the weekend? Apparently we are all bullshitting about how fantastic the weekend was, so we can appear cultured, sexy and interesting. So … [Read More...]

Show me your friends and I will tell you what kind of person you are.

My beloved Poppa died in 2004 just two days before my second son was born. I was unable to go to his funeral and was just bloody miserable. As a tribute, I named my … [Read More...]

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My Greatest Masterpiece.

$534.75. That is the amount I need to raise TODAY to reach my Target for LOUD SHIRT DAY. Loud Shirt Day is the main fundraiser for The Shepherd Centre, a charity … [Read More...]

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Tell me, who are you?

One of the best things about having a blog is the comment section. Over the years, this old blog has had tens of thousands of comments. Some of them … [Read More...]

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Putin on the Ritz.

So, last night Mrs Goodman and I were on our way to Trivia, so I could share my great knowledge of obscure 80's music references with the world, when we were … [Read More...]

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Would you sell your pet?

How much is your pet really worth? Well for me, it depends on the day. When my cat Chuy bought a feral rabbit into our bed last Sunday morning, I was ready to put … [Read More...]

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5 of the Best – MOM JEANS

Last week I was murdering myself at Huffy Puffy class when I noticed a teenage girl walking past. She was probably thinking "Look at those old ladies.... how … [Read More...]


What are you grateful for – Really?

Todays guest post is bought to you by the fabulous Brenda, from Mumabulous. I beseech you to visit more of her work here.  Lean in blog fans. I am going to … [Read More...]

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What’s really going on in your head? FEAR.

This morning Mr Woog and I were running some errands and we were, of course, stuck in this blasted Sydney Traffic. So we were having a chat about the state of the … [Read More...]

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Ladies who lunch.

Yesterday I got a leave pass from living my mundane and went out to lunch with the girls. I was officially a LADY WHO LUNCHED, and I joined dozens of other LADIES … [Read More...]

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Murder on the Dancefloor

A while back I got a letter from a reader called Melissa. She is a busy mum of 2 small people, who after 2 years of being in a social vacuum, decided to go out … [Read More...]

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Welcome to WoogTube.

For Kyly Clarks blog please click here. Please give me some suggestions about what to Vlog about? … [Read More...]

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How I tried to seduce Adam Garcia.

Last night I was watching Dancing with the Stars, which I never do but the remote is currently missing in action and Jack was obsessed. I didn't know many of the … [Read More...]

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A very happy bunny.

Last night I was watching the news. There was a live cross coming from Redfern, detailing the excitement over the fact that the Bunnies had won the grand final. As … [Read More...]