Just add it to the list…

Recently, a friend popped over for a cuppa unannounced. Some people freak out an unannounced pop-ins but I don't really care. We live on a well-worn path of salespeople selling meal kits, the word of God and tree lopping solutions. The doorbell rings quite a bit, much to the delight of the dog. And she goes triple nutsso mode if the person is wearing high-vis. I opened the … [Read More...]

To the man in seat 18A

So the thing is, I love holidaying and travelling, visiting other countries and of course, eating all of the things. But flying? Well, let's just say I am not the … [Read More...]

The Garden of Good and Dumped!

Note to all you young Mummy Instagram Bloggers. Make hay while the sun in shining because in about a decade, your content will take a direct pivot because your kids … [Read More...]


Mr Woog comes in from work most afternoons to find me typing away at this very computer, listening to one of many podcasts. Sometimes he catches me listening to … [Read More...]

Live with us

Once a week I get an email from Country Road showing me new things in store and letting me know that I have a birthday bonus to spend. I tend to shop in-store at … [Read More...]


Over the weekend I celebrated my 46th trip around the sun. In the past, I liked to have basically spent the day feeling stupidly sorry for myself. I would turn off … [Read More...]

I will ‘ell you wha’ i ‘ave bin up ‘o!

The office hasn't changed since I have decided to dust off the old keyboard and return from long service leave. Most people have advised me that long service leave … [Read More...]

Self Imposed Long Service Leave

I have been blogging FOR A VERY BLOODY LONG TIME NOW. Since 2008, if you can believe that. And now, eleven years later, I think it has finally happened. I think I … [Read More...]

Sounds I do not like.

There are some sounds that I adore, like the popping of a champagne bottle, or the sound of an ATM machine that indicates to me that there is cash coming my way. I … [Read More...]

My Special Talent

If you know me in real life, you would know that I am full of irrational fears. Like swooping birds who try to poke my eyes out. Like cream based condiments. The … [Read More...]


I live in a suburb home to plenty of dogs. Being a dog owner myself, I get to know them as we wander the streets together. There are a pair of huge poodles, whom … [Read More...]

Important Information for Men Folk.

Now before I begin to tell this story, there should be some background information that I need to share, to truly set the scene. Freezing cold weather has truly … [Read More...]

The Angry Adjudicator

We arrived an hour and a half before our section was to begin. Where were we? We were at an eisteddfod in the St. George area of Sydney, an area that we were soon to … [Read More...]

It’s Just My Opinion ​

Back in the day, I used to write a lot of opinion pieces for other media outlets. I can tell you this for free, to be a successful opinion writer, you needed to … [Read More...]

Enough with the Fat Shaming!

One of the decisions I consciously made this year was not to accept contracts or work with weight loss companies. This mainly streamed from frustrations about … [Read More...]

It ain’t all that bad….

Having turned my phone off for 24 hours due to living under a cloud of impending doom following the current state of play in the world, I remembered something my … [Read More...]

The Cost of Tomorrow

So, tomorrow is the big day kids. Election day. Now you know for yours truly this is like Christmas, complete with the stress of all the parties, shopping, … [Read More...]