January 23, 2020 in Dag

In praise of a great Australian

I just read some disturbing news about a great Australian. An Australian whom I consider to be one of the great symbols, dare I say one of the icons, of this wonderful but very sunburnt land of ours. And I feel it’s my duty to sing the praises of this great Australian and raise my

January 16, 2020 in Dag

What would my special day be?

It seems like every second day is something day. I guess it’s a traditional that goes way back – to major religious/cultural events like Christmas or Passover or New Year’s Day. Then there are the ones specific to countries. Here in Australia, we have occasions like Australia Day, ANZAC Day and Cup Day (hooray for

January 9, 2020 in Dag

I’ve just discovered a new way to lose sleep

Writing presents so many challenges. With every story that I write, there are a number of stages to go through, each of which requires a significant investment of mental energy.

January 2, 2020 in Dag

Now is the time for 2020 vision

Hooray. 2020 has arrived. And the best thing is, I can begin the year with a pun. A really bad pun. So here we go. Here is my vision for 2020 – my 2020 vision! Okay, so maybe not the most auspicious way to get a year started. But, as with any other year, I

December 26, 2019 in Dag

2019 – How did I go?

Oh 2019. It seems like I hardly got to know you. And yet there you are, quickly coming to an end, like a long distance runner somehow putting on an extra burst of pace as they draw near to the finish line. How does it always happen? A new year begins, and just as I’m