Four is the Worst Age to Date

The boys have been home from school for a couple of weeks now and we’ve all been juggling the responsibility of keeping them entertained. Luckily for me, I’ve had a lot of work on, so Aunty Vick and Steve have been doing most of the entertaining – until Wednesday of course, when Steve gets his […]

It’s the Olympics – Woohoo!!

To say I’m excited about the Olympics is an UNDER statement! I adore the games and regularly get all gooey and emotional watching people achieve their most remarkable best – it’s inspiring. I know many are cynical about the games these days, claiming it’s big business and nothing else, but I’m sure if you asked […]

Anyone Else Get Crazy Skype Invites?

This has been going on for some time now, but I’m wondering if anyone else is experiencing the very interesting invitations from strangers to connect on Skype? Most seem to be very senior officers in the US military – typically serving in Afghanistan or Iraq – and all are rather bizarre… As a sample of […]

Chasing Dreams is Hard Yakka

Steve Johnson, a happy man today! When Steve and I came back to Singapore about 18 months ago, we decided it was time to chase our dreams. There are plenty of dreams in the mix, but the fundamental thing we’re chasing is freedom – the freedom to work hard doing the things we LOVE, have […]

The Magic of Love at First Sight

Sunrise the morning after we were married in 2005 Nine years ago today, I was sitting on my couch, having a drink with a new female friend and we were trying to work out where to go that evening. Both in our 30s, single and neither of us believing it was possible to meet anyone […]

A Toddler Flashback…

 Lex with Poppy – my Dad – around three A friend invited us to a BBQ recently in our condo and we happily headed down with the lads for a swim and a sociable drink. My friend is the mother of a beautiful, happy little lad, Tom – around 16 months old – and […]

The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year

I’ve just finished reading “The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year” by Sue Townsend, the author of “The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 ¾.” After a recent bout of heavy, intense reads that have left my brain in a whirlwind of thoughts, reflections and ponderings, I decided to give myself a […]