Category Archives: optus

2015 is playing out fast and furiously in the world of Llewellyn/Hart. We’ve had weddings, cookbook edits, openings of bars, childhood-home-selling, rental-house-needing-to-be-moving, relatives with serious illnesses, staff members on holidays, children going through ‘stages’ and then – shockingly – a sudden death in the family. I’m not confident white people have this mourning thing down. […]

‘Why hasn’t the bar opened yet?’ many lovely people asked me over the weekend while I worked at Hartsyard. I was a tad busy at the restaurant to answer your questions in full, so let me explain more completely here. One reason is the lack of the modern and commonly used device the internet. Those […]

Many moons ago, when the government first opened telecommunications up to competition, my parents ditched Telecom owing to their appalling customer service. Well, my friends, I am here to tell you that things have changed. This morning, as I was posting the previous blog (so it’s not like Telstra had time to get a tip-off) […]

‘Mama,’ said Q yesterday morning while we were having our breakfast, ‘what does fu%king fu#ked mean?’ She’s four, so that’s not ideal language, is it – she had overheard Gregory eloquently describing his frustrations with something. Had I known the day that was ahead of me, I would have ditched daycare and brought her with […]