Game on molls…

Almost 35 years on from its premiere, the girls from ‘Prisoner’ are still breaking records, if not the occasional face. Known to many in Oz as ‘Prisoner’, family in the UK report it was called ‘Cell Block H’. Either way it became a cult classic, because chicks being bad in jail in Australia in the 80s was always going to do that. And with a new version called ‘Wentworth’ screening, it’s time to report on some family goings... Read More

Accidental Rebel

Aunty Verve here. I generally (& genuinely) always try to do the right thing, play by the rules, be the diplomat and peacekeeper but sometimes things happen outside of your control, no matter how hard you try. After scoring tickets into the Makybe Diva marquis for Derby Day at Flemington Racecourse, of course I felt I should have something new to wear – a nice new frock!   That’s the thing to do! With some intrepidation, not being an avid shopper, I headed off.  Not... Read More

Aunty Lush asks a favour

This was sent to me from the long-suffering Uncle Stephen, the ever patient Aunty Lush hubby. And since Lush is abraod currently I thought it safe to post. May the goddess keep us safe from her. Love The Valet. “It’s gotta be one of the most unusual SMS requests I have had ( and get some doozies). Finally locate the shop after being forced to park 1 km away. I walk in and I am greeted with, “You must be Stephen”. Just a quick look for cameras, fearing... Read More

What was I thinking?

So here I am at the airport. It’s 1.31am and my flight leaves at 3.35am. And I’ve got no-one to play with. Figure a drink is in order. I’m flying to Dubai, what fun. However I am reminded of my first trip. What horror. Talk about learning the customs real fast. Picture this: alone, first time in a strange country, Dubai, 46c and the nightie. I had been working long hours and knew that I needed sleep before the hot sun rose once again. So into bed I crawled... Read More

Mum Sayings

"I wonder what the poor people are doing?"
"Did you see anyone you liked better than yourself?"
"I've had that new coat forever."
"Go on, you deserve it."

Yummy Aunties…

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