Planes, boats and…

I’ve decided that there is something in the water in Canberra that has turned both major political parties slightly crackers. The come-back kid, Rudd, has become more right-wing than his political opponents. I concede that it’s a clever ploy, leaving the...

Shine, baby, shine.

First, the good news: One of my editorial clients (from the USA) has just signed a publishing contract. I’m so proud of this guy. He has dyslexia, so writing is a real challenge. It’s been a long, long process but finally it’s all going to happen for...

For the Old Boy

Thanks to the monthly dose of ancient Egyptian yesterday, a bout of bronchial asthma and my football team losing – again – I’m feeling lousy. I toyed with staying in bed and forgetting things like feeding the dog, writing the blog and putting out the...

Have bubbles, will travel

Last night the Old Boy and I enjoyed a delightful evening with friends: fabulous food, little glass of drinky poos and even a little gift each! (Thank you, you-know-who!) They’ve recently returned from a trip to England, France and Greece, with stop-overs in Abu...