A New Chapter

Today my daughter turned 18. Today I have an adult daughter rather than a child. Until today I had a need, an obligation and a responsibility to do absolutely all in my power to stay in her life and try to help her if I was worried about her welfare. I was worried and I … More A New Chapter

Upholding the great tradition of elite boarding schools

To the kind, caring and thoughtful administration of _____ School. My daughter turns 18 today. I am sure that she has left your school very well emotionally adjusted and ready to take on the world because apparently she got a very good score in her final Year 12 exams. We all know that’s what its … More Upholding the great tradition of elite boarding schools

Absence does not make the heart grow fonder. 

Yesterday was a tough day. A few years ago I found myself self-representing in a hostile interstate family court. I was already physically and emotionally at the end of my resources and I was vastly outgunned. The abject failure of society’s supposed instrument to protect my daughter’s best interests enabled others to have a free … More Absence does not make the heart grow fonder.