Sorry if I offend you, but…

I like to avoid commenting on religion, because I respect your right to think differently to me. I don’t want to trample on your sensibilities by disparaging your belief system. This is a blog about my life, my writing, other people’s writing, books...

“Life-changers”?

I recently posted on Facebook a picture with a motto that tickled my fancy. It said: Books are dangerous. The best ones should be labeled: This could change your life. I forget who said it – Helen something-or-other – but going by the spelling it must have...

Mother’s Day

Just out of interest, I “Googled” Mother’s Day and talk about an education! I knew that Mother’s Day, as celebrated in Australia, was begun in the USA in the early 1900s (1912), so I thought that the day was probably only celebrated in...

I confess…

Self-pity is a force that is counter-productive and is the enemy of creativity. I had a bad day, yesterday. It left me feeling down and, I admit it, just a little sorry for myself. Okay, I felt lots sorry for myself. Dang! Now I’m annoyed with myself for using...