Category: This first world life

A tale of three leaders

Published on Jun 12, 2017 | by agentd

Three leaders were appointed this week. Firstly, the announcement of a new headmaster, after a five month search and a no doubt rigorous selection procedure, who will soon be bringing his family from east coast... View Article

Vive la France

Published on Jun 12, 2017 | by agentd

It is hard to believe that this weekend marked the 1st anniversary of the unimaginable horror that took place at the Bataclan concert hall in November 2016. One year on, Sting took the stage; there would have b... View Article

Long Distance Friendship

Published on Jun 12, 2017 | by agentd

My friend Julia and I talked on Skype last night. We don’t do it often enough. She lives in London, I am in Perth. We’d locked the time in for 6.30 and I warned the family – “I’m Skyping Julia”. The... View Article

Being creative

Published on Jun 12, 2017 | by agentd

I was brought up not to ‘blow my own trumpet’, to such an extent that at the ripe old age of 54 I still struggle to believe that anything I do or create is ever any good. But I am changing, gradually and qu... View Article

Travelling light

Published on Jun 12, 2017 | by agentd

A few years ago I was carrying around at least five over sized suitcases of baggage. They came with me everywhere, although plane travel was clearly out of the question. No airport trolley could accommodate my ... View Article