A Killer Funeral

A Killer Funeral There was much confusion over the cause of death. One person could have done with more imagination as they went for the rather ordinary ‘being hit by a bus’ scenario. One daughter thought it was failure to release the parachute during a tandem nude sky dive. Another daughter declared it was the tragic…

If This Were A Gift, What Would it Be?

If this were a gift, what would it be? In my quest to walk through life as a recipient of goodness rather than hobbling along with my old victim mentality I need to avail myself of inspiration wherever I can get it. We’ve been lucky to have been handed many inspirational and life-changing nuggets as…

Another Era Ends

In late 2005 the most amazing and most unlikely thing happened to me.  I was offered a job by a company in the USA called Withoutabox. Withoutabox was the brain child of two brilliant men, both filmmakers, David Strauss and Joe Neulight.  As most filmmakers know the process of submitting a film to a film…

Warm things

I am one of those people who feel the cold. I used to live in Townsville in Far North Queensland. Townsville, a tropical town, has an average mid winter temperature of 25 degrees C  or 77 F so most people manage quite well in their shorts and tees. I, on the other hand, could be…

Hair Blues

My grand daughter Poppy, wants, among other things, to be a hairdresser.  She has her own hair dressing kit and only needed a head to practice on.  This is where I came in. My head was available.  Being between jobs it wasn’t that important what I look like and at my age, really, can anything…

Treasure Hunt

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and…