Category Archives: Family memories

Beware the red-neck spider!

This is a post I’ve meaning to write for a while… My sons and I had just returned from long road-trip interstate. By the time we dragged our exhausted, mozzi-bite-ridden carcasses into the house, (abandoning the suitcases as a job … Continue reading

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Top 5: Tips for single-parents

This on goes out to Andy Westbrook, who requested that I post on single-parenting. By way of background, I have primary care of my two pubescent boys. Their dad lives just a couple of suburbs away, and has unrestricted access … Continue reading

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2009: the story so far

In the business analysis world, we have regular performance reviews against business plans and so on. This systematic holding-to-account forces a refocus of energy and resources on achieving an organisation’s top priorities. So, given that governance is what I DO … Continue reading

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Mollycoddling our kids is abandoning our future

It’s a sign of the times that our children are growing up helpless – and useless. Typically tech-savvy, my 11 year old son texts me at night if there’s a scary noise in his room but he’s rendered profoundly inoperative … Continue reading

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