Four passports arrived by registered post last Thursday. All with bright new shiny non-smiling pictures and blank pages ready to be filled with new adventures. I found a safe spot to store my expired passport – the image of a smiling, lilac crushed-velvet wearing, slightly overweight 23 year old no longer greets customs officials […]

There are moments of complete polarity in our days. Waking to the news of bombs going off on the other side of the world. Watching people sing for their moment in the spotlight in the evenings. I wrote for this site earlier in the week about the way the world is delivered to our lounge […]

  I found myself yelling at the tele like I tend to do on Monday nights when Q&A pops on. I was angry last night about the focus of the all women panel. I was waiting for thoughts on child support non-payers, equal pay, promotional opportunities. What did we get? An argument about chivalry and […]

    Penguin Books, in their infinite wisdom, sent me a copy of Torre De Roche’s book to have a read of. I met her during NaNoWriMo last year and was a little bit excited to see that someone – who had a vision about finishing a book – actually did just that. I adored […]