Toy memories

No one ever forgets a toy that made him or her supremely happy as a child, even if that toy is replaced by one like it that is much nicer. What was your favorite toy? The one you still recall with such joy. The joy toy I guess. Age makes me realise that past memories... Continue Reading →

State of the Nation – Ashamed

Children separated from Parents by U.S border forces - sound familiar Australia? Donald Trump. Unbelievably, he's the President of the USA, still the most powerful nation on Earth, by a very big margin - despite the rise of China. He's a complete egoist - he treats treats self-interest as the foundation of his morality. He's... Continue Reading →

Saying Bye to My Dad.

My inspiration, my hero, my saviour, my friend, my Dad. He told me lot's, but showed me so much more. This waiting vigil is the chance to say many things, engage in small talk, hopefully, expectantly looking for any sign of understanding. Most of the time is spent listening to Dad's laboured breathing, daring to... Continue Reading →

Go Plant A Tree. Now.

Dad's have an obligation to ensure that our children have the safest, most livable and sustainable future. I don't know about you, but as I age, I find myself becoming increasingly selfless. The nice thing is I'm not even trying. Maybe it's a wonderful side effect of the way Dadhood requires me to be selfless... Continue Reading →

Celebrate the women in your world.

It's International Women's Day. The women in our world deserve our constant gratitude and recognition. Let's celebrate them every day. A lot of time will be spent applauding great achievers and leaders, and rightly so. But here's to all the ordinary unrecognised women doing extraordinary things! The media will laud female celebrities, some of whom... Continue Reading →

Boys can be: Anything!

Boys can be anything. So can girls. Don't let stereotypes of society interfere. At various stages throughout life, we all experience pressure to behave in certain ways, to appear to be someone we are not. If adults can't stand up and be who they really are, how brave are our children for regularly doing what... Continue Reading →

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