Monthly Archives: August 2012

Dinosaur in the house

What is it? A two and a half year old treasure asked Santa for a ‘big scary dinosaur’ for Christmas. I found it when I was cleaning out the cellar. I wonder if, at twenty-one, she still wants it.

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Bucket-head

The lady at the vet was kind calling it an Elizabethan collar. So I think Sir Walter Raleigh, Robert Dudley and Francis Drake. Unfortunately dog looks rather more sad than courtierly swashbuckler. Poor dog had growths on one eye and … Continue reading

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Triple threat

Triple threat. That’s the term that insiders in the theatre industry use when they are talking about a performer who can sing, dance and act. And do all three brilliantly. Think Hugh Jackman. Currently three young Novocastrians are putting their … Continue reading

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Legal girl

Today. This morning. Even though I’m not walking beside her, even though she is two hours away I will be with her. Today Ali goes into the first day of rehearsal for the Australian production of Legally Blonde the musical. … Continue reading

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Ouch!

Doesn’t look too good does it? Waiting for biopsy to find out if the horrid lumps were cancerous! Poor Andy spent his first post-op night whimpering! And the first day wondering why he had to have a bucket on his … Continue reading

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