As some of you may already know, I was raised from my teen years by my father. My mother left the picture and it was just my sibling and I under our father’s care. It was a tumultuous time full of confusion, sadness and shock. My father for one, had not wanted or even expected…… Continue reading The Demonisation Of Dads: Bring Back Our Fathers
Recently, I have been developing quite the book collection from stores around Melbourne. I have once again, fallen in love with the allure of paper, physical books. You feel the progress you make through the book when you see the bookmark moving, if there are images they are vivid and the right size, so on…… Continue reading Did You Know? People Are More Than Just Labels
This week my father and I had a good look through our family finances, the bills – we had to chuckle when we realised that the same pattern had repeated the last few months with our electricity bill. We were under the consumption limit for a one person household. We are a three person family…… Continue reading Aspire Not To Have More But To Be More
Recently, there’s been some discussions in my family regarding a personality trait we all share, us three. It’s that go-getter attitude that many people admire or even want to have – a determined, straight-forward attitude that focuses on one step after another towards the goal. I am proud to have it, we all are, though…… Continue reading For The Go-Getters Out There: How To Handle Goals and Self-Inflicted Pressures
I honestly dislike when something is problematised, I don’t like victimhood-fostering behaviour either. However, no matter how I look at it – the teaching system, at least here in Australia, is completely lost. I don’t even know where to begin. Maybe we can start here: I do not dislike teaching, in fact I think…… Continue reading The Problem With Schools Now: Why I’ve Stopped With My Teaching Degree
Many of you who may have read my earlier posts would know that I am fairly varied when it comes to my opinion on men and specifically, traditional men. Being a traditional woman, I am critical of both men and women in modern society and if ever there is..hope for them. I hope to see…… Continue reading The Guy At The Train: All The Best!
I’ve been thinking. When I first started this blog, I didn’t have as clear an idea of my values as I do now. I hadn’t figured myself out politically either, though I was quite…passionate about it. I remember mentioning then that I wanted to be a housewife, I wanted to be at home more, I gradually…… Continue reading Let’s Get This Straight: That Stepford Gal & Political Labels