It’s kind’a funny

It’s kind’a  funny that I’ve started writing after all these years of threatening to do so but thought that I’m too damn lazy to start.  But I have to thank two of my bestest friends: Bel and Gee and of course my father who was a journo. 

As a child I was rather oblivious to his work.  To me it was a man’s job and I know he would be rather surprised by my sudden interest.  And come to think of it, I’ve done a fews things that I’m sure my father would be surprised at such as:

  • going to uni and getting, not one, but two degrees
  • visiting his father’s birth place in Scotland.  Although my father was very proud of his Scottish heritage, he never went
  • and of course writing, he would never have thought for a moment that I would write anything other than a to-do lists – not that I was a list person back when he was alive.

It wasn’t until long after Dad died that I ran into an old friend of his, who at the time was the headmaster of the high school I attended a few years earlier. When I told him I was studying he said that Dad would have thought that rather amusing. Turns out my dear ole dad was a bit of a macho man with very old fashioned values such as a women belonging in the home.  Sorry Dad!   I say that with tongue in cheek as I’m sure he would be thrilled.

He may have been a little old fashioned, so it seems, but he was also a fair man and I miss him dearly.

Author: Kitty

First and foremost I'm a busy working woman but I'm also a mother, grandmother and mother-in-law. I was brought up in a small country town but I've lived and worked in Sydney for over 20 years. I'm a slack blogger because life and earning a living gets in the way.

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