Subscribe to Blog via Email
What’s in the chook bucket?Animal behaviour beach behaviour boys brain Brenda Walker childhood children collections cooking cricket death dementia disability Dog behaviour dogs dying education euthanasia grief Hawaii holidays hospital illness Jasper loss memories Montessori mother Nicole Lobry de Bruyn nursing home parenting parents prison Reading By Moonlight Rottnest school Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden study summer teenagers The New Yorker travel winter writing
What readers say….
Follow the chook on TwitterMy Tweets
Tag Archives: summer
Mini Murmurations. Starlings do this thing. Instantaneously. Like a sheet shaken out. About to be laid over a bed. Thrown into the sky in one action. Graham is sitting on the arm of the couch on the balcony … Continue reading
Rottnest. This year we have new comers. Old friends have new partners. But even though couples have split, friendships are secure. They’re those thirty year friendships that, like good wine, age and mature. They become deeper, richer, more satisfying. There … Continue reading
The year has a way of picking up speed at the end. Like a train with failing brakes – headlong down the mountain. Where’s the man with the Mars Bar when you need him? Today is one of … Continue reading