Category Archives: Musing

Four Years on…

Four years is not a long time. But the last four has seemed like a lifetime… I might say. If I were doing stand-up on the trials and tribulations of married life. And fatherhood. Actually, the last two and a … Continue reading

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Carry On

I like this song:

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Pizza! (A journey of a thousand smiles begins with a grin.)

I recently discovered good pizza. Well, actually, re-discovered. In 2014, sometime in late July, we had our first taste of a wood-fired pizza in Denham (approx 800 km north of Perth, Australia). We just knew it was GOOD pizza, and … Continue reading

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Dying in Harness

Recently, a colleague passed away. She was younger than me. 49. 50, maybe. I didn’t know her well. She was transferred into our project team. I suspect because our team is viewed as being less stressful. She had a heart … Continue reading

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Another perspective

On Father’s Day, I read this article (below), and how this father of 4 wished he had his kids earlier. He had the first one at 29. After years of trying. This is different from my perspective. Where I reflected … Continue reading

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“I’ve got nothing else more important to do…”

At some point, I realised that while I became a father at fifty, and this is not the usual age one becomes a father for the first time, that I was quite aware of the advantages (and disadvantages) of being … Continue reading

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On the Cruise Ship of Life…

So during the sermon or homily at this Sunday’s Mass, the priest told the story of a “Peanuts” comic strip. He was concerned that “Peanuts” might not be known as the creator and writer for the strip had died 17 … Continue reading

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