Week in review

I’m still working from home and exclusively talking to people on the phone or screen, but it’s better than nothing. One time I should keep track of how many phone calls I’m on over the average working week – it will probably be an eye-opening exercise! Three chats stand out: with Perth’s Catholic Archbishop Timothy…

Working from home with kids around

The initial strangeness of working from a home office again has worn off and I’ve settled into a routine which is going pretty well. I’m at my desk around 8.30 having already drunk the first coffee of the day (which is kindly delivered to my bedside table), read Morning Prayer, skimmed the news, showered and…

Last days before Christmas

Five days out from Christmas and I’m still trying to think of myself as in my usual part-time work mode, because we have birthdays and things in late December and we’re going on a family camp in early January. I won’t get any work done until after that. But with the children now all on…

One lovely week

  The days are beautiful here where we live, with sparkly clear, crisp mornings giving way to bright warm afternoons. The maples are dressed in their best deep reds and golds, popping out against the lawn green of people’s front yards. I’m lucky to be able to enjoy nature’s beauty in the course of my…