What are SCHOOL ZONES for?

I have come to the conclusion that school safety zones (aka school zones) are evil. If you’re not from Australia, you probably have no idea what I am talking about. School zones are an area around schools which are sectioned to be a lower speed limit to help protect our children before and after school. … Continue reading What are SCHOOL ZONES for?

Rome Wasn’t Built In a Day

You know, Rome wasn’t built in a day! Really? Yes! And do you know why? Because many people over many years put in the untiring effort and time to build one of the most beautiful cities in the world. We have all heard someone say the phrase “Rome wasn’t built in a day”. Most of … Continue reading Rome Wasn’t Built In a Day

EXISTING…..OR…..LIVING…..?

Life goes far too quickly. At the moment, my life revolves around a job – leave home 8am and arrive home about 6-6:30pm. Any time left over outside of driving to and from is taken up by things which need to be done such as cooking, showers, homework, feeding the dog, washing up, etc. At … Continue reading EXISTING…..OR…..LIVING…..?

DO YOU VOLUNTEER? WHY?

On Wednesday, a few work colleagues and myself were treated to a free lunch. We hadn’t done anything grand. We hadn’t invented any super fantastic fangdangle whatchamacallit techno thing.  We weren’t being recognised singularly for anything in particular. All we had done was volunteer to help an organisation and they gave us lunch. Well, it’s … Continue reading DO YOU VOLUNTEER? WHY?