Lonely as a cloud

Not since I wrote a little post eleven years ago about being a member of the North Shore mum’s brigade have I had such feedback from a social media post that I innocently put up this week on Instagram Stories. Of all places. In my defence, I was just trying to keep up with the cool kids. IG Stories is where it is at. Or Tik Tok? Whatever. My Space. Telegram. Smoke … [Read More...]

My Essential Serums

Back in the day, or specifically around 69BC, when Cleopatra was feeling in the mood for some SELF CARE (which is a new wanky term for brushing your teeth etc), she … [Read More...]

What a pack of bitches!

Recently I have been on the receiving end of some written unpleasantness directed my way. I always consider such diatribe as a nod to my slide into … [Read More...]


This morning, it was as close to a “Come to Jesus” moment that is quite rare for an agnostic person such as myself. The sun was beaming down, the boys were all still … [Read More...]

Dear Words from my Brain

Looking back on what we have been through, well I could never have forecast what we could achieve together. Ever since I was a wee tacker, I loved stories. I … [Read More...]

You are a crazy bitch, HORMONES!

This is written from my experiences only. I am not offering any medical advice. Please see your GP should you have any concerns. Trigger warning for suicide. Now, … [Read More...]

Why everyone actually is not an asshole.

The issue I have with the phrase first world problem is that it is bandied around so frequently, you really just feel like a fuckwit and there is no intelligent … [Read More...]

How I became foggy. IT WAS AN AMBUSH!

I think it happened about six months ago. It was as if I heard to doorbell ring, and I wrapped myself up in my bathrobe. I walked down the stairs thinking "Who the … [Read More...]

How to make it stop

Recently, probably a few months now, I went out to lunch with a friend. She is in her mid-sixties, is very smart, very outspoken and very very fun. We went to a … [Read More...]

The Health Update

For the past few months, I have been feeling like absolute crap. It started in October when I just completely lost my mojo, like it was out the door down the street, … [Read More...]

Pondering the Clouds

Because I was a little weirdo, one of my favourite things to do as a kid was to wander up the street to a little paddock that was filled with daisies and ladybirds. … [Read More...]

She ain’t what she used to be

So a close personal relative of mine, who gave birth to me, is getting a medical procedure done right now as I type, which makes me clench my butt cheeks as the very … [Read More...]

What happens when you stop.

It is a tale as old as time. Well for me anyway. Last week I took a break from regular programming and went to my friend Caro's farm, which is just past … [Read More...]

Woogie’s Last Dance

I know I have banged on for over a decade about Rugby, having gone from someone who knew nothing to now knowing that there is no such position as a tight-ass … [Read More...]

A special place in hell

Those who know me would describe me as having the constitution of a drunk slug. I literally would have loved to have been a vet, but I lacked a few skills. I had … [Read More...]

The towelling that is terry

Bucky Beaver, Rickety Kate from Bogan Gate and of course BOYS DON'T MAKE PASSES AT GIRLS WHO WEAR GLASSES. Yep, thats me on the left. Do you recall I recently … [Read More...]

On losing my superpower

This is me, about twelve years ago when I naturally produced collagen, had my shit together quite nicely thank you very much. My body didn't ache, I could stay up … [Read More...]