Today has been cancelled

Some years ago someone asked me what was the hardest thing about being self-employed, to which I replied – the buck stops with you. It’s a glib little phrase, but on days like today it comes back to bite me. You see, I have decided that due to unforeseen circumstances today has been cancelled. Today,…


Bumps in the Night

My Mum, Mrs Vegemitevix Senior, lives in a residential community in Australia, and has served (for her sins) as a member of that community’s body corporate. Whenever anyone has a complaint, my Mum – all five foot one and a half inch of her – has to go and sort it out. Whether it be…


A Love Letter to My Passport

My Precious How I’ve missed you. At times I’ve felt lost without you. Somehow knowing that you are not in the little passport folder or in the maroon folder I keep all our most precious items, amongst medical records from the children’s births, and the certificates of birth, divorce and marriage, has left me bereft….

Would You Work For Free?

Most people would say no they wouldn’t work for free, and yet we all do. Yes, even you. I know you’re probably aghast at that thought, thinking ‘no not I’, I’m not a mug. Let me prove it with a little quiz…..(down below) ……And in so doing impart a little leap year lesson in appreciation….

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