Family in the time of Covid-19

Hello there. Goodness, aren’t these strange times. Here’s something I wrote for SBS on managing Covid-19 and families.  * Can Dad come to visit us? Suddenly, with coronavirus swirling about, this is a question that we need to ask. He wants to drop off a food package and some much-needed baby wipes that he managed […]

Golly gosh!

Tonight we fly. London, what ho! In an attempt to assimilate I’ll be calling everyone ‘old bean’ and slapping strangers on the back and saying ‘how the devil are you?!’  The aim is to return to Australia sounding like an antiquated English butler. ‘Very good, sir.’ If one scrabble game takes approximately 70 minutes, then […]

Homies, cum and cat

I’ve recently started playing Scrabble again. After a hard day’s work negotiating the office jungle and wondering when the cookie jar will be replenished, I can highly recommend a game of Scrabble – with a pint of Milo – to help unwind. How quickly you become absorbed into the game’s intrigue! Scouring the board for double word […]