Musings

The story collection
Exploring the neighbourhood

Exploring the neighbourhood

   In my late fifties I gave up on the attempt at downsizing after 18 months of apartment living and moved from Sydney’s lower north shore to a...

Not quite dux

Not quite dux

   I spent a lot of time naked when I was young. Young is an imprecise word. I’m not talking about my infancy in the 1950s when placing a babe...

Perspective

Perspective

   The children focus on their task. ‘Draw a pineapple,’ their new teacher had said. No-one has told them it should be golden brown with...

Consultation

Consultation

   I’d been in need of a new doctor for quite a while – ever since Dr F, who’d shepherded me through several life crises over 15 years, had...