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…

An amazing year

I just discovered this draft I had written at the end of 2011!  It was, indeed, an amazing year. Thought I would post it anyway… enjoy. This is my first non work day in a while – and I wanted to spend some time ‘dosing up’ on gratitude – I have been ‘Christmas busy’ for…

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…

Fairy Party Wonderland

I am not a party person.  People don’t believe me when I say this as I am so outgoing but it is true.  Historically I haven’t had the patience to waste a lot of time on small talk, these days I am more tolerant since I can usually find something to be grateful for while…

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…