The strangest thing to me in my quarantine was my calmer than normal, mental state. Especially when considering the events leading up to it (Read my last 2 Blogs). As someone who has been diagnosed with depression, I really didn’t experience any in that 2 weeks. There were some rougher moments. But we all have […]Read More My July, Definitely Not a Dry July. Part 2 of 2.
I know I only posted my June update at the end of July and my last BLOG was a big part why. Here is what happened next. When I left Queensland for Victoria to be with family, there were no restrictions flying in or out. Just some extra paperwork to say that I wasn’t sick. […]Read More My July, Definitely Not a Dry July. Part 1 of 2.
On Saturday 27th June, 2020 My little brother Pete, who had just turned 41, suffered a bleed on his brain and collapsed at his breakfast table. On Sunday 28th he was officially pronounced gone. Living 2 states away it was Monday before I could get down there to be with family. The Organ Donor people […]Read More My Little Brother Pete.
Well here we are in June 2020. 4 years ago in June 2016 my beautiful little girl Hayley (also know as Warrior Princess, Catgirl, Batgirl and 1 very amazing gentleman I know named Coombesy calls her his Hero) was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma. A fairly rare type of soft tissue cancer that presented itself as a […]Read More The Summary of Hayley’s Journey After Cancer.
My very funny, talented and clever Natalie launched her YouTube channel at the end of last year. She posted a few times over December and January and then year 11 school started. So sadly she ran out of time to do more. Well, she’s back with a post from her trip to Melbourne earlier this […]Read More Natalie’s YouTube is BACK!
Before I start, I want to remind everyone that if you see writing in my post that looks like This then you can click on it and it will take you to a website or Facebook page or somewhere so please do. Also some photos will have attached links too. As I have mention in […]Read More Fine, DDP and Living Life at 90%
Before reading be aware that this one has language, sadness, disturbing images and subject matter and the occasional angry rant. This still barely touches the tip of the iceberg. I haven’t blogged for a while, there really hasn’t been a lot of inspiration of late. That and I wasn’t sure if anyone wanted to hear […]Read More September Is Children’s Cancer Awareness Month.
Well I haven’t blogged for a while. I guess I got tired of the whinging and whining. So I apologise for doing that. I have about 4 or 5 started blogs. Some a couple of lines, some a couple of paragraphs. But the motivation left the building. This one is a bit about the last […]Read More Not All Anniversaries Are Too Be Celebrated But Some Still Need A Drink.
The Overseas Chapter. So many people bag out social media as the most evil of evils but I personally believe that it has destroyed distance and borders on so many levels. Sadly that has helped the bigots and ignorant also share their crap and hate over a much larger area too but it has also […]Read More The Amazingly Generous People Part Four.
You know how sometimes you plan to do something and then other things happen so you delay and delay until so many other things happen that you forget? Well I do. In fact, back on 26th January, 2017 I posted a blog called The Amazingly Generous People Part One. Then on 9th April, 2017 I […]Read More The Amazingly Generous People Part Three.