To Run or Not to Run

When arriving at a train station where everyone is running flat out, full ball, right past you, what do you do? Do you run too? It’s really very awkward. Are they running from a serial killer? A stray coyote? (That somehow made its way to Australia..) Are there free lollipops being given away on platform…

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Sitting at the North Bondi Italian. Connie: “Do you know what I always think about?” Sarah: “What?” Connie: “We are the fastest sperm.” Me: “What?!” Connie: “Of thousands of sperm, the one that made us was the strongest and the fastest. We are already all winners.” Me: “Well that’s a quote right there you weirdo.”

Another Day Another Year

I’m not one for milestones. Everyday is big. Everyday is something. Someone once told me…. Don’t think of it like you’ll never see him again. Think of it like a set of stairs. Everyday day, Everyday year, you climb another step. And he’s just waiting patiently at the top. Watching you laugh and tumble your…

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Waking along the beach. Me: “Sarah are you giggling to yourself??” 3 seconds of silence Sarah: “Oh yeah! (giggle giggle) I do that. I’m an aquarium.” Me: “Ah do you mean Aquarius? Sarah: “Are they different?”

News Years Resolutions

Exactly one year ago I packed up my stuff, bought a ticket with some shrapnel and left this loud beach-side city for my quiet beach-side home. I learnt how to sew, to surf, to sit still, to think, to be silent and to be forgiving and forgiven. 2012 was a miracle year. It was full…

Lucky little Lux

Around about 9 months ago. Around about my birthday, my pixie friend and I were buying smarties and diet coke from a bus stop vendor. It was hot and we were tired and it was late and we were trying desperately to get to the other side of the island. My little cousin, who is…