Why we share our happy snaps

Daily Prompt: Grainy Through sometimes grainy, carefully preserved images of our lives well lived I am reminded of all the beautiful memories my family have created together, when looking through treasured photos. Today I am prompted to reminisce…and as always have found an uplifting happiness in the faces of family and friends. It is not…

Second Dates, Beetles and Coco Pops

I was wrong, 40 seconds goes by in a snap and next minute I was standing in our lounge room, in front of this gorgeous creature, him just out of the surf and smelling like salt — me standing in my favourite navy and white stripe, Disney Dopey night shirt!

The Game of Life

Challenging…to say the least when you can’t seem to stay one step ahead, no matter the effort, the strength and resilience shown.

Lost in translation.

It wasn’t like I had meant to add to the busyness of her day, yet I could feel her glaring at me through the phone. It was all rather odd.

Heartbreak-can it be cured?

It doesn’t matter if it’s the emptiness and sorrow of a lifetime of love gone – or the sting and humiliation of love unrequited. It’s painful and can strike you unawares.

Drink, drink and be merry…or not!

‘Alice, you keep missing a step, salt then lemon — and listen, he’s not worth the hangover you’re going to have in the morning.’

The gatekeeper and the boy next door

We were about six when The Wilton’s moved in next door. Yes, I know – who does that to their child? Wilton Wilton! The youngest of six boys, I guess they’d run out of names by the time Will came along.

The sweet stench of lollipops and love unrequited

Alice thought it hilarious, when I recounted my day from hell over drinks at Charli Browns. I couldn’t see the funny side myself and shot her a look that could kill as she plucked candy floss from my hair

A Disastrous Liaison

What could be more disastrous? It doesn’t bear thinking about. I didn’t want to go to Mary Hill-Martins birthday party in the first place.

Life: Savor Every Moment

Daily Prompt: Savor Savor every moment. Savor your early morning run, and walks on the beach. Savor spontaneous vacations and having friends over for dinner. Savor hugging. Savor carefree days and boring events. Savor throwing a ball with the kids and playing with the dog. Savor getting up and going to work every morning, or just…