Dad Jokes and Word Puns

Photo by Josh Willink on Dad Jokes My father is on the cusp of turning 90 and has always loved the humour of British comedies such as radio broadcasts of The Goon Show. I hated detested The Goon Show. So what if he has "fallen in the water." During family dinners, when the urge… Continue reading Dad Jokes and Word Puns


Which Aussie Workmate Name Are You and Brilliant Baby Hack?

Australian men are known for it. They've turned it into an art form. If your name is Robert, I'll apologise now, because you'll never ever be called Robert, when you set foot in Australia. I am serious. You may be called, Rob, Robbo, Bob, Bobby, Bert, or worse. But not Robert. If your name is… Continue reading Which Aussie Workmate Name Are You and Brilliant Baby Hack?

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What’s Cooking at Home

Are the supermarket shelves emptying of your standard pasta sauce? The solution is to Make Your Own. It is not hard, says Nat. 'Nat's What you Reckon,' will tell you how. He is rough, ready and he hates jar sauces and processed food. Yet, this guy can cook. Hidden behind this tough exterior are really… Continue reading What’s Cooking at Home


Proverbial Friday – Global Wisdom

I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and from across cultures. They speak of experiences of lives lived and lessons learned. Quotes, like proverbs, make… Continue reading Proverbial Friday – Global Wisdom