In the most delightful way!

That's right! I have a blog. A blog that has somewhat has been neglected due to the fact that like a lot of you, I get bouts of anxiety which causes me to clam up in times of fear. Clam up, and consume hours on hours of rolling news coverage, doing nothing but drive that fear even deeper. But, I have decided to be kind to myself and be cautious, but no longer consumed by … [Read More...]

It’s going to be ok.

In turbulent times such as these, it is very easy to get caught up in the hysterical media headlines, and rather despondent about the lack of leadership our country … [Read More...]

It’s hard to see with so many around. You know I don’t like being stuck in the crowd.

A couple of years ago, I caught a plane with Mr Woog up to Queensland. When we landed, the DING went off so of course everyone leaps up and grabs their gear like the … [Read More...]

How to train your teenager

fingers Look, I am not saying I cotton onto things quickly. I am not one to take an issue, research the background and come up with practical and effective … [Read More...]

Why you can’t resist an insister.

A very good friend of mine is famous for making a fuss of you when you visit. She insists that she feeds you, makes you a cup of tea, props you up on the couch with … [Read More...]

You can’t​ be what you can’t see, and at the moment my eyes are closed. But I am going to open them NOW!

Marketing myself has never been my strong point. Many bloggers have broken ranks and have become very successful freelance writers. Kerri, I am looking at you. … [Read More...]

It’s still good…​.

I am not sure whether you ever was a fan of The Simpsons, but when it launched in 1989, I was dumbfounded and gobsmacked at how freaking hilarious it was. It … [Read More...]

Smells like teen spirit

Cute and Girlie? Oh, FFS. I rarely, if ever, get sympathy from my parents when I despair about thee mind fuckery that is raising teenagers. I believe this is … [Read More...]

The Last Supper

This weekend just gone, we went to a great mate's 50th Birthday. Now, I am always of the opinion that the hosts sets the tone for the event, and this couple are … [Read More...]

Chuy Lewis Update

There has been, for weeks now, a persistent rumour. Whatever happened to Chuy Lewis and The Woogs? Chuy, of course, is our beautiful black panther cat. He is … [Read More...]

An open apology to Karen

Derived from the name Katherine, Karen is originally a Danish name, meaning "pure". Hitting peak popularity in the '60s, why has this name become what we associate … [Read More...]

Thank you for your candour.

Look, never in the twelve years I have been writing this blog have I ever confessed to wanting to change the world. I cannot. I am just one lonely big mouth in a sea … [Read More...]

The Full Body Experience

Now that I can acceptably be described as mid to late forties, I have realised that I am not immune to ill health or god forbid, an early death, so I decided at the … [Read More...]

What’s taken the shine off shopping?

When I was in my twenties, before kids and other distractions, there was nothing better than spending my Saturdays with my mates, shopping along Oxford Street in … [Read More...]

How not to buy whitegoods.

Last night, I don't know why and I have learnt not to question anything I do, I walked past our fridge and did an Intagram Story telling everyone not to buy this … [Read More...]

Thrives on Neglect

A few days ago, Mr Woog took me on a date. He takes me to the best places. The tip at Artarmon, Bunnings, destination dates. We used to go to art galleries before … [Read More...]

How I was bullied on Instagram

Did you know that Instagram turns ten years old this year? Invented in America Kevin and Mike, in was purchased by the Dark Overlord Of the Interwebs and Personal … [Read More...]