Lost in The City

Sunday Blog 23 – 6th February 2022 I am one month into a three-month Transition which means I am once again commuting rather than driving to work. It is part of my shedding the golden handcuffs of the Executive Director role I held for seven years. So it’s been seven years since I regularly commuted …

Safety of distance

Sunday Blog 20 – 16th Jan 2022 Recently I had lunch with my friend Trish, we hadn’t seen each other for some time. “Bring photos,” she said. I did and anticipated a joyous romp through old memories. After all, this is someone I have known since the 1980s. Over lunch, we puddled through the photos, …

Note to my 27 year old self

Of late I’ve been thinking of London. One of my colleagues has just visited Europe, posting photos galore and making me homesick for Europe, where I lived for nine years. Six years in London, three years in Greece. I’ve been back in Perth now for 17 years, and looking back to me in this picture it …

Author Interview – Rashida Murphy, The Historian’s Daughter

I have recently signed up to to Marie Forleo’s B-School, and was inspired to refresh my Fabulous Women Podcast. This latest interview features Perth Author Rashida Murphy, who has recently published her first novel, The Historian’s Daughter. The book’s blurb reads “In an old house with ‘too many windows and women’, high in the Indian …

Three days in Wagga…

Wagga – it’s not a name to conjure with and I held little positive anticipation of its pleasures. A 72 hour stay was scheduled in Wagga in New South Wales, Australia so that my husband and I could see his son graduate from basic army training. Attending the passing out parade if you will, where …

You can’t see your own golf swing

Today is Day 14 of a 21 day free interview series, and Suzzanne Laidlaw is the speaker for today.  I have known Suzzanne all my life. I mean, all my life. We went to school together from Grade 1 to Year 12. Her life has been very different from mine – the culture in her …