I had a strange experience yesterday. Legendary psychiatrist Carl Jung might have described it as “synchronicity” - when seemingly unrelated events coincide in improbable ways that have some sort of significance for you. Jung believed synchronicities were evidence of a unifying consciousness at play in the universe. I’m a layman, so I just thought it... Continue Reading →

Sexy talk

Are there two sexier words than “Retirement Seminar”? That was how I spent last night with DD. Va-va-voom. It was an exciting event for the Boomer in the relationship ... less for the Gen Xer. When he told me he'd booked two seats at the seminar he tried to make it sound enticing by telling... Continue Reading →

Not my friend

Microsoft Teams is not my friend. It's the visual version of a mean voice in my head telling me how hopeless I am. Except it displays my flaws rather than telling me about them. While I look fairly presentable in real life, on Microsoft Teams I look DREADFUL. The crevices in my face are so... Continue Reading →

Great Scot

I met the most lovely bloke last night, Glen Moray Scotch Whisky’s Global Ambassador Iain Allan. The Sydney Whisky Week festivities have begun and Iain’s masterclass was a great way to start. Iain grew up near the Glen Moray distillery in Elgin, Speyside, and has been spreading word about its whiskies since 2005. “What’s not... Continue Reading →


I was awed by the strength of a friend yesterday, who farewelled her daughter on the same day her husband died eight years ago. It is unimaginable that she has lost her husband and her only child, who was just 19. My heart ached very badly as I hugged her tightly after the memorial service.... Continue Reading →

Blog at

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: