Could You Wear the Same Dress for 100 Days in a Row?

If I challenged you to wear the same dress for 100 days in a row, could you do it? I did it. 100 days straight wearing the same dress. I took up a challenge to: "Live simply, consume carefully and do good." That's the motto of an American company Wooland, which uses Australian merino wool… Continue reading Could You Wear the Same Dress for 100 Days in a Row?

soldiers at sunset

On Ukraine

A shopping centre was destroyed by a bomb yesterday. One side says the shopping centre was empty and the detonatation was due to location of enemy weapons supplied by the western powers. The other side says says 1000 people were situated in the centre when the bomb hit. And when asked about the veracity of… Continue reading On Ukraine

Australia, Community

ANZAC Poem The Ode They went with songs to the battle, they were young.Straight of limb, true of eyes, steady and aglow.They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted,They fell with their faces to the foe. They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:Age shall not weary them, nor the years… Continue reading ANZAC Poem


Poetry Challenge for July

Turn on the radio to any channel.
Write a poem inspired by the first thing you hear
(lyrics to a song, a commercial, etc.) A Mother's Lament examines the difficulties many military families face: the re-adjustment phase of Veterans returning to normal life, after the horrors of armed conflict, and trying to deal with PTSD. This is my contribution to the Poetry Challenge that runs until October.