We moved to Barbados and hang out with Sade, Mick Hucknall and date faded tennis stars.

From: ‘J’ Date: 17 July 2001 2:11AM (AUSTRALIAN Time) To: ‘S’ Subject: The Tightest Pants in Bendigo hygienically sealed, of course. The Chronicles of J continue.. Oooh la la! I had a GREAT weekend (don’t get too excited – still dry sheets in the Richmond House of No-Sex). Went to that wedding that I was bitching and moaning about and had a really good time. I … Continue reading We moved to Barbados and hang out with Sade, Mick Hucknall and date faded tennis stars.

I’ve signed the divorce papers.

From: ‘Mum’ Sent: 1 Feb 1996 3:22PM To: ‘S’ Subject: Thanks for your messages, this is the first opportunity I have had to get into the computer room, it was down for a while and we have been so bloody busy!  Got a wedding to go to tomorrow – am having the arvo off.  Thank heavens, or I think I might throw a wobbly at … Continue reading I’ve signed the divorce papers.

Everyone was thrilled to see me in a suit, I told them I’d found a corpse.

Thursday, 25 January 1996  12:30PM S, Another day at the mill.  Grinding, grinding…  Might go straight home from work tonight, I’m short on cash and just not in the party spirit. Leah picked me up from work last night.  Went back to her place for an hour or so until traffic died down (Leah hates Flemington Road at rush hour) and then she drove me … Continue reading Everyone was thrilled to see me in a suit, I told them I’d found a corpse.

I’m not sure if marriage is going to suit me but I won’t know ’til I try.

6 January 1993 Dear J Well this must come as a big surprise to you.  Your big ugly sister actually putting pen to paper. Hope you are alive and kicking hard.  Mum says that you went to Queensland but not much else. Who did you go with?  Where to and for how long?  Nosey huh? Well it is all getting rather close now and I’m excited … Continue reading I’m not sure if marriage is going to suit me but I won’t know ’til I try.

Not sure how being buried is any better…..

Monday, 21 December 1992 Dear S I thought you would like to read these pieces from Granny’s funeral. Pop and I have just come back from the nursing home, we have made a donation to the home towards a special kind of bed that is needed for the bedridden people, so instead of flowers and chocolates etc we have done it this way.  Uncle Arthur won … Continue reading Not sure how being buried is any better…..

Wedding Dress Fittings & Fruit Tree Pruning.

Friday, 11 September 1992 Dear Nana and Pop Sorry this is typed but as usual I am running around in circles. Thank you very much for my birthday card.  With your birthday money I bought a lovely little box of drawers for all my painting equipment, I shall send you a photo, they are really cute.  Jack is pleased because now there are no more … Continue reading Wedding Dress Fittings & Fruit Tree Pruning.