What will be your “New Normal”?

During the last few weeks, I’ve heard the term “New Normal” floated around quite a bit, both in the media and through everyday conversations online and on the phone with friends and family. I feel it is perhaps the most important question that we are currently faced with and warrants some deep reflection. It is […]

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Sometimes We Get A Second Chance-Part 3 Talking To The Dead

Talking To The Dead I can recall just about every little thing about that night. But ask me about the trip from the emergency room to the operating theatre and I draw a blank. One minute were in the emergency room the next minute I’m standing in front of the surgeon listening to him explain […]

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Sometimes We Get A Second Chance-Part 2

It’s about to get very crowded in here. I didn’t think much of it. I had spent the last 7 hours with my Dad and just making sure he was being looked after as best as possible. It had been decided that he was to have a surgical procedure done and all the doctors were […]

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Sometimes We Get A Second Chance-Part 1

The last time I attended the emergency department of Wollongong Hospital was back in September 2012. I had taken my mate Bob there to get looked at. Unfortunately, his time was soon to be up and he left us 10 weeks later. So when my mum rang me at 3pm on Friday afternoon to tell […]

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The Weekly Train Ride

For the last 10 weeks or so I’ve been making a mid week pilgrimage to Sydney to do a screenwriting course,and also a couple of blogging seminars. You see I’ve had this dream for as long as I can remember, from around the time I learnt how to read and write. I distinctly recall saying […]

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Fill Her Up Please. Version 2.

Almost seven years ago, I published my first blog post.  I’ve given it a quick make-over and included a photo, which I only recently realised was published on the same day as the post, July 1 2013. I’ve revisited this post several times and feel it is as important now as it ever was. Particularly […]

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