My Contribution to ABC’s Open Drum Question re Family Violence

TOPIC:  FAMILY VIOLENCE.   There is a hidden epidemic of violence in Australian homes. One woman is hospitalised every three hours as a result of family violence. Children see and hear this violence. How do victims stay safe and seek justice? How should we hold perpetrators to account? Share your story and views in 300 … More My Contribution to ABC’s Open Drum Question re Family Violence

Fathers Day 2015 – River Deep Mountain High

“The greatness comes not when things go always good for you. The greatness comes when you’re really tested. When you take some knocks, some disappointments. When sadness comes. Because only if you’ve been in the deepest valley can you know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.” Nixon If, like me, you … More Fathers Day 2015 – River Deep Mountain High

Fathers Day Poem

I wrote this poem a couple of days before Fathers Day 2013. I find it the hardest day of the year. Sitting in her room And I fear that soon As Father’s Day approaches That the bird of doom Brings with the gloom Thoughts of liars, thieves and poachers. I still recall the day The mother moved … More Fathers Day Poem