Lemons

My gorgeous friend left me a text message that she had dropped a gift at my front door this morning. Two garbage bags full of lemons is what I found. This is the second time in the last 6 weeks she has been kind enough to treat me in this way. Seriously, how lucky am…

A Year of Yes, Week 19: Friend Advert

Two years living here in Sydney and we now have a community consisting of families we know from school and local business owners of places we frequent. That being said we still lack the closeness of dear friends with similar interests to ours. You know, the person you can reach out to any hour of…

Cairns, Crocs and Companions

Airline: Jet Star Flight Time: 2.5 hours from Sydney Time Zone: AEST Dates: 4 July – 8 July, 2018 Thank god for good friends. They have your back when you need it the most, they don’t complain and they support you and your attitude when you are down. Just these sorts of friends flew over…

Ghosting Facebook

A month ago, I decided it was time for a split with Facebook.  I didn’t delete my account and I didn’t post that I would be leaving.  I didn’t even tell my wife, Kate.  Instead, I took a page out of Hollywood’s celebrity dating manual and simply vanished.  I was ghosting Facebook. Facebook is supposed to be about…

Neighbors

I’ve done it. I can now say that I officially have several authentically British friends. I don’t know why it took me so long. Perhaps it’s because my kids are at a French school so I naturally mingle with French, Canadian and Americans. Maybe it’s just been easier to connect with the plethora of Americans…