After life

“I was trying to be all British and not burden you with my… troubles.” – Ricky Gervais My son, Kev and I love us a bit of Comedy, especially stand up. He introduced me to Ricky Gervais. Seems fair, I raised him on Billy Connolly. Tonight, Dion and I are catching up on Season 2… Read More After life

A daughter is just a little girl who grows up to be your best friend.

#dateswithmydaughter Victoria was a wonderful time together this week. We went to Mugg & Bean in Cresta Shopping Centre– each time we congratulate ourselves on living on the edge, choosing such an exciting option – not. 😉 We laughed and spoke too much to take pictures of anything… but Dennis has served us before and… Read More A daughter is just a little girl who grows up to be your best friend.

Christmas. Done.

My daughter, Victoria and long-time apprentice son in law, Jeandré visited @SirNoid and I quite unexpectedly for Christmas. @SirNoid may as well have slaughtered a sheep for the proverbial return, as he roasted the biggest lamb I’ve ever seen in our oven. He prepared it beautifully and we all enjoyed it tremendously. Well done husband.… Read More Christmas. Done.

Shooting stars.

I wish I realised earlier in my life that I was always only going to be but a vessel. Providing guidance, love and affection but in a supporting role. They were alive inside me, being knitted together… but with that first breath after birth, children are shooting stars into a tomorrow that does not belong… Read More Shooting stars.


Dear friends and other interesting creatures, My chest feels heavy and every now and then I feel myself gasping for air. There is a lump in my throat as a cry wants to escape. A wetness in the corner of my eyes. Breathe. I miss my Liam. Writing the words, the wetness escapes my eyes… Read More Lee.