So THAT’s why reality TV resonates with me!

Some of the best and funniest threads I have been involved in on social media are the ones when we are talking about television shows as we are watching them. Sad, but true. Not Offspring, though, because … wah! But reality TV? Yeah, baby. That stuff yields some gold, and I find myself plunging into a […]

Please don’t support death by firing squad in my name …

I wrote this post a few days ago. I’ve been sitting on it, unsure of whether to hit publish, because, man – so many feelings. All o’ dem feels, ya know? There’s just a couple of things that bother me about some of the things being said about the situation with the Bali Nine, and I’d like […]

The painful truth about parenting …

Parenting hurts. I’m not talking in an emotional ‘Oh, my heart is on the outside now’ kind of way – although there is that. What I’m talking about is the stuff that’s not in the parenting books. See, the reality behind the soft focus stock images of happy, smiling families, is that becoming a parent means […]

Everybody needs good neighbours …

This event happened twelve months ago … “Oh, what a great memory you have, Rebel.” I hear you admirably declare. Sadly, no. The recall of this hilarious encounter has been brought to you by the Timehop app on my trusted Samsung. And, as with most of my stories, it occurred in my local Aldi store. […]