Those of you that come to the office will be aware that, as a Sydney Wildlife Animal Volunteer, I often have orphaned and injured animals in care. This week we have these two gorgeous baby lorrikeets to feed. So cute but boy they can make a noise. Extremely effective however, in waking up sleeping teenagers!… Read More More Little Mouths To Feed
Hello, Another busy month of seemingly perpetual motion on this end! There have been some interesting highlights. The school holidays included a trip to Brisbane to watch short thing compete in a sports aerobics competition. If your daughters are thinking of going down this path, beware. Imagine listening to a well known eighties disco tune,… Read More October Reflect
Hi Everyone, Just managing to squeeze the August newsletter in before the end of the month – but I have many excuses including my birthday! The trees are budding, spring is near and I have 4 hand reared ring-tailed possums almost ready for release. Anyone want them released in their garden? Still, hand feeding possums… Read More August Reflect
Dear All, We were lucky enough in March to benefit from one of the wide range of activities available at schools today. Short thing went away on school camp for a week! Smelling freedom, we rushed off to Bankstown to take the “home-made plane” for a holiday, and over 4 days we covered nearly 4,000km.… Read More April Reflect: How Much is Enough?
Good Evening All, Ah, March at last thank goodness. Not because March is a particularly exciting month in the world of tax (that’s May), but because once again February was my alcohol free month for the year. I’ve been doing this for years – well before it became trendy. Each year I think I must… Read More March Reflect
Happy New Year to you all! Here’s hoping you had a lovely Xmas. Short Thing & I went to the UK for a couple of weeks to see the family, where it was warmish but wet. We took in a few shows and sights, stomped the streets of London and Bruges, and were amazed at… Read More January Reflect
Dear All, Another month goes by as we hurtle towards Xmas at an alarming rate. In the interests of sharing the Xmas spirit, this month’s Reflect has a bit of investment, a bit of tax chat and a special Xmas surprise at the end! Investments first, don’t forget the FLEXI 100 is closing soon. We… Read More November Reflect