My Frustrating Things

Personal tax cuts and broadband made faster Is this a godsend or fiscal disaster? Election year bribes that are tied up with spin Aren’t on the list of my favourite things Changes to rules for financial advisors Extra policeman and teacher pay rises Working for Families, more for our schools Why not beforehand? We voters … Continue reading My Frustrating Things


Today has been the sort of day that must have come from hell I made a call to Telecom and have a tale to tell It started when I checked my mail by electronic means To my surprise, before my eyes was spam in the extreme! A large appendage most proclaimed, would start my life … Continue reading Yahoo!!


It came upon a midnight dreary My brain is wired but spirit weary I’ve tossed I’ve turned, I’ve counted sheep But only had an hour’s sleep It came around to 1:08 I’m worried now and in a state Money isn’t that abundant What if I got made redundant? Could I survive on DPB? Perhaps I’ll … Continue reading INSOMNIA!

Life on Mars

I have spent a night in the mangroves on Mars.  No, I haven’t explored the depths of the mental universe whilst high on psychedelic cocktails.  Mars is the name of the houseboat that my husband and I hired when my sister and her partner visited us in Australia for a two-week holiday. Queensland, as the … Continue reading Life on Mars