AN ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT MY MOTHER

AN ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT MY MOTHER

I've tried to avoid doing this, hoping that by ignoring my mother's attempts to intimidate and harass, she would stop. But it's reached the point where I feel I must warn people about her. I also want to stand up for myself:  Nothing I've written about my mother...

Words I Needed to Write

Words I Needed to Write

I've spent much of this week reading Cardinal Pell's testimony at the Royal Commission. I wasn't going to write about it, but it's taken over my thoughts, and I want to show support for the survivors, who've shown courage and resilience and dignity throughout. I've...

For Fathers’ Day

For Fathers’ Day

I wrote this piece a couple of years' ago. It's some of my early writing so please forgive the errors and simplicity! It was one of the first pieces I wrote in my own 'voice' and was published in the OOTA anthology, 'Jukebox', in 2013. In Memory of My Father...