Do you know what tomorrow is?

I know a lot of you have been around since the start of this little blog of mine, merci! One of the great things about blogging, both reading and writing them, is that your tastes change and things that might be relevant for you one year, is completely irrelevant the next! It is all part of the charm of getting older. But there is one thing that … [Read more...]

Don’t Fuck with Phyllis

Is it just me, or is there a sniff of bitchiness and resentfulness in the air at the moment? Look, I know that the world can be a big, scary place and that the news seems to be always bad, but christ on a cracker can we all take a Xanax and have a good lie down already? They say smile and the whole world smiles with you. They also say fart, and … [Read more...]

When the newsreader becomes the news

Over the past decade or so, the rise of celebrity culture has gone into complete overdrive. It seems we are searching constantly searching for the latest "it" person to lift up and celebrate. It is an interesting phenomena and one that I feel has a lot to do with reality television and the shift in the way we consume media. With media outlets … [Read more...]

The Dogs’ Breakfast

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The Modern Mother Manifesto

Please indulge  me while I have a Jerry McGuire moment and blurt out some words. This is a manifesto for mothers of teenagers and tweens. AHEM I love… You both. You are both amazing in many ways. Being your mum. Seeing you set goals and achieve them. That you are growing up into fully paid up decent members of the human race. I … [Read more...]

Do not ask for sex as refusal may offend!

TRIGGER WARNING - SEXUAL HARRASSMENT Had a massage this week, which was well deserved after a seemingly very long school holiday break. As I sat and waited I noticed this sign on the wall. I read it about a dozen times because I could not quite understand its intention. I know that this establishment does not do "happy endings", but DO … [Read more...]

You are an idiot. A lesson in telling your inner critic to fuck right off.

I am not sure where this blog post will end up, but let's just suck it and see? "I am my own worst enemy." I told a mate recently to which she responded with "You said it sister!" and then we clinked our cans of Diet Coke together. Then she admitted that she felt that her own confidence was on the decline, and I know that there are a lot of … [Read more...]

Are you firing on all cylinders?

Every morning I get up, I read the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I shave. - George Burns The other day I was on the phone to my Mum when we started talking about certain dates. Naturally I started looking for my phone to check the dates and it took me some time to realise that it was in my hand, being used as an actual telephonical … [Read more...]

How to sleep. Or not.

The first conversation I have every morning with Mr. Woog is about the quality of the last nights sleep. Because when you get to a certain age there is not much left to talk about. Sleep, the weather, the state of the world, which kid is pissing us off the most, you know. The important stuff. Sleeping is a bona fide hobby of mine. Some people … [Read more...]

We do not need to be fabulous!

A few years ago I went along to hear author Jane Caro discuss her latest book Plain Speaking Jane. Plain speaking! She sure was. But every single word that come out of her mouth was like some sort of mini truth bomb that exploded in my brain. She spoke about the enormous amount of pressure that women place on themselves because we believe that … [Read more...]