Five things

Inspired by Bookgrrl’s post on 5 things that are the same or different to 5 years ago (the last time the Census rolled around) I thought I’d reflect on this too. I had to stop and think about the question of where I was living 5 years ago – it seems like a lifetime ago…

Live music

The past 2 or 3 years has seen me at more live music venues than the previous 40 years put together (if you don’t count school choirs & eistedfodds. Or churches.). One side-effect of a marriage breakdown is the ‘every second weekend with no kids’ thing.  This meant suddenly I had time on my hands…

Metallica is here!

For anyone who’s known me for very long it’s admittedly probably odd for you that I went to a Metallica concert last night and even weirder that I had such a great time.  I mean, I listen to ABC radio for heavens sake, 702, Radio National and Classic FM. My interest in expanding my musical…

Rock my world

OK, so it’s common sense that a family that plays together somehow ends up staying together.  I’m talking about bonding with teenagers here though, so that’s a dodgy assumption from the very beginning. I’ve always been lucky that apart from the occasional yelling match over life-changing matters such as emptying the dishwasher, texting your friends…