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At World's End

Economic collapse

As we beg for scraps

A once proud nation

Lives in revelation

I long for the end

As I walk out the door… 6 more words


Book Review: 'Quick With Flies' by Jessica Schneider

‘Tragedy could also, in a strange way, make us safe. It would make the silence not seem so bad by comparison, and I would learn to live with it. 992 more words


Sweet Adversity – Sheryl Gwyther


Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd

ISBN: 9781460755105
ISBN-10: 1460755103
RRP : $17.99


In her new historical novel Sheryl Gwyther takes  readers on a dramatic, sometimes tense and often poignant adventure to a grim time in Australia’s past – the Great Depression. 484 more words

Childrens Books

Family Secrets

In an earlier post, I wrote about my father’s diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease. I had planned to write more about him and his life, but found it too painful at that time. 921 more words

Aging With Grace

No to “Autarky”

The name by which a person, place, thing, or practice is called is, of course, important. Many words express varying degrees of either admiration or approval, or contempt or disapproval, for a person, place, thing, or practice. 1,294 more words

Act II: Free-Market Folly: Why Economics Is Not A Science