Yearly Archives: 2014

Changes

Day dreaming happens often when you’re not focussed on the now and wishing you were somewhere else.  The content of the dreams for me were often what I chased and fought hard for, what I longed to be doing rather than what I was doing at the time.  I’d just lost yet another appeal and...

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Politics

Sometimes all it takes is one person to suggest something and it can change your whole way of thinking.  I’m glad that I met the ex-air force pilot at the air show who told me his story of appealing to his local member of parliament which resulted in him being selected for training.  I had...

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Policies

I was a passenger that afternoon; being driven the three hour trip back home from the function (see previous post) and all I could think about was how to write one of the most important letters of my life.  To have the highest officer in the Australia Defence Force offer to look into my previous...

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Respect

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month each year, Australia pauses for Remembrance Day.  It signifies the moment the guns fell silent on the Western Front in 1918, ending what we now know as World War I.  On this day 94 years later I was honoured to be invited to...

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