• Life Day By Day,  Life Matters

    The carnival is over

    ‘Turn down the volume’ she cried. All she wants to do is rest. There were times when music bought joy into her life. The passion, the emotion. But now, all she asks for is quietness, peace. She wants others to understand but does not explain. Her silence speaks volumes to me, it is loud and unexpected. Hence, when there is a request to turn down the volume, it is not questioned. She looks at the photo sitting on the wine table in the corner. It may have once been home to bottles of wine, and a random feather from her scarf. It was a sign of good times. But now…

  • Life Matters

    Presents

    It is only “one sleep” until the 25th December 2015 – the day many of us celebrate Christmas. All the children are getting very excited and it is the one night of the year that they seem more than happy to go to bed early! This makes many parents happy and joyful, an excellent entrée into getting into the festive mood of Christmas for tired parents. To enjoy tomorrow parents or grandparents should not stay up too late tonight as you may hear a little knock on the door at 5.00am. Yes, at that time it is daylight in Queensland! Tomorrow the sun is rising at 4.55am and there will…