Election Reflection

It's the day after the Federal election, here in Australia, and, like many Australian, I'm sitting here with very mixed feelings. Voting this time around has had me thinking pretty hard. Years ago, I would have voted without too much thought. My political opinions were much less nuanced than they are now and I like … Continue reading Election Reflection

The Resilience of People

We've just arrived home from a two week holiday in New Zealand. It's been a few years since we've been there, and this time we went back for a family wedding, and then took off in a camper van (Wilderness Motorhomes are the best!) for nine days. We headed off to Hanmer Springs, and then … Continue reading The Resilience of People

The End of 2014 and the Writing Year Ahead

As I sit here, buried under the cat (The cat MUST sit on me every time I write, and because it's hot he's extra cuddly) typing away, I'm pondering the past year. I'm sure nearly every blogger in the world will write a retrospective post, and to a certain extent, so am I this year. … Continue reading The End of 2014 and the Writing Year Ahead

Tireless Research

When I'm not writing, I'm a physiotherapist.  Physiotherapists work with people to assist their recovery from injury and illness.  I'm a physio in a private practice. In private practice I treat post surgical patients, those with musculoskeletal injuries, neurological injuries, auto-immune disease, continence and womens health issues.  Some days I make splints and plaster limbs. It's … Continue reading Tireless Research

MND Awareness – by Jordan Gageler

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8qE4Fes5G8&feature=youtu.be Our young friend, Jordan, says "This video was made to share awareness of Motor Neurone Disease (MND) a disease that affects many people around the world. It is also known as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Lou Gehrig's Disease. I have watched this disease that has no cure slowly take my father's independence from him … Continue reading MND Awareness – by Jordan Gageler