The Top Ten Things to do in Robe SA in the 1980’s

Times have changed, the world moves pretty fast. Information overload means you no longer have time to stop and smell the roses and why bother anyway when you can watch someone else do it with after effects and theme music on Youtube – right?.  As I started my day this morning I wondered ‘how did we…

Balls, Boys, Battlefields…….and Broken Bones

Bloody hell!  Talk about channeling the spirit of Nostradamus. If my blogs continue to predict the future I may have to divorce my husband and run off with John Edward!  As one of the Senior Colts pointed out on Saturday, as I was head down bum up mid immobilisation of a fractured tibia, “you’ve jinxed yourself!”. Thanks Sam…

Boys, Balls And Battlefields

When you live in a small town like Robe SA there’s only a certain amount of ‘stuff’ you can get involved with.  By ‘stuff’ I mean those things that you do outside of work and family like hobbies, interests or extracurricular activities (the G rated version thanks). The very nature of a small town isolated…

Small Towns Are Like Families (they’re not always nice)

Living in a small town is like living in a large family of rather uncongenial relations.  Sometimes it’s fun, and sometimes it’s perfectly awful, but it’s always good for you.  People in large towns are like only children.   Joyce Dennys ‘Henrietta Sees It Through: More News From The Home Front’ 1942-1945