Customer satisfaction surveys have become downright inescapable. I waste a huge amount of time doing them as I can never resist when someone asks for my opinion.
With the war in Ukraine constantly in the news now I’ve been pondering the historic custom of referring […]
This is an edited version of the speech I gave in thanks to Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton, who was our […]
I turned around to find myself dazzled by what seemed like a thousand suns but was in fact a TV crew in action, and there, looming up at me with outstretched hand, silhouetted against the light, silver hair aglow, was Hawkey. “Prime Minister,” I gasped, “I’m absolutely – flabbergasted to meet you!”
I wrote this not long after leaving Darwin to come and live in Hobart…. The love of palm […]
Jane Jane made a chain Of daisies for her sister Kate. She stayed out in the hail and […]
I don’t think I’ve ever felt so wretched and forlorn in my life. I wept, I blubbered, I swore I’d obey any conditions they imposed if only they’d let me on. But no, here came someone with my bags, further driving home the nightmarish reality that they really were going to leave me sitting here alone with my luggage in this vast darkening edifice, while the blessed sailed off without me.