Today, Elizabeth went back to school after the two-week winter holiday break. Elizabeth is 11 years old, she is in Grade 6 which is her final year of primary school and next year, in January, she will go to high school for her secondary education. High school will give her another six years of education, [...]


My daughter, Elizabeth, who is now 9 and in year 4 said to me the other day “Daddy, did you know there are only two days a week when I don’t do any sport at all?” No, I didn’t. So I asked Elizabeth to explain, and here’s how her week pans out: Monday – She [...]

mothers day

On Sunday, here in Australia, it was Mother’s Day. Now I know it’s not Mother’s Day in the UK, so I wondered, have Australia got it wrong? Australia celebrates Mother’s Day on the second Sunday of May each year along with over 70 other countries including the United States, China, India and Brazil. The UK [...]