One year down, one to go

I took the lads back to Berri (the mister’s home turf) via Adelaide for Christmas while the mister stayed here Abu Dhabi. Landing in Australia, putting credit back on my Australian SIM card, I felt the relief that you feel on arriving somewhere that takes no...

Rite of passage

My youngest boy quickly realises that commission-based flyering isn’t the deal that he thought it was. I have told him that for each person he convinces to come to the show, I’ll give him one pound – after only one day he is demanding...

Desert camping

We went desert camping. When little boys see sand dunes, they can’t stop themselves: And when I see a sunset, I just can’t stop myself: Look, more sand: This time with scorpion tracks: Wherever we go, there’s uno: And, less often, camel rides: I...

Dog Person

IMG_1506 Originally uploaded by adelaide writer Because it is more likely than not that we will be moving, we had to find a new home for our dog. The woman we chose did not think I was mad for crying. Eldest boy is at a friend’s house for the afternoon which he...