It’s nice to give positive feedback

It's easy to complain when something isn't right. Last year, a local shopping centre received a strongly worded letter when their parking attendant gave me a ticket during the three minutes it took me to get a ticket for ...

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You learn a lot while on holiday

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Here beginneth a mammoth blog post. Some of the lessons I learnt while on holiday:Holidays are exhausting - even before they start! Just ask Ashleigh, who fell asleep on her dad's shoulder before we boarded the plane.Chocoholism is ...

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Starting things is easier than finishing them

I have a lot of half-finished projects. I get an idea about something I want to do and go at it, full steam ahead, until the next idea strikes. A quick glance into our spare room shows half-finished scrapbooks on the table, half-written tunes ...

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I am old

It's true. Sad, but true. I may only be 29 but, apparently, I am old.How do I know this? I was at the park with Ashleigh when a group of teenagers turned up. They were talking about a retro theme party they were soon to attend, and asked me ...

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Road rage is largely self-generated

Recently, I was driving and got annoyed when I'd let an oncoming car through a tight spot before me and didn't receive a thank you wave. What happened to common courtesy? How hard is it to wave?I was still thinking about it at the end of the ...

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