Last Monday I was nominated for the motor neurone disease (MND) Ice Bucket Challenge.
His tiny hand curled around my finger as his little lungs inhaled a couple of breaths of air and, just as quickly, exhaled.
If Berri Barmera Council’s chief executive officer David Beaton and elected members were nervous about Wednesday night’s rating review public workshop, they didn’t show it.
“But oh, to be free. Not to have to go ‘Poof! What do you need? Poof! What do you need?, Poof! What do you need?’ To be my own master. Such a thing would be greater than all the magic and all the treasures in all the world…” Robin Williams, as Genie in Aladdin.
But in all seriousness, you never really know when inspiration is going to strike, whether it be when you sit down in front of the computer, or in the middle of a conversation with friends.
“I don’t know, it’s weird, my arms and legs are really long but my body is short,” said my workmate, Brooke, who was explaining one of the difficulties she faces being her.
“Now, Aunty Pam, the tag goes to the back,” two-year-old Isabella was teaching me how to put pyjama pants on over the weekend.
When I was a little girl I knew exactly how my love life would play out.