About Me

Cedar Creek, Queensland, Australia
At the age of 40, I thought I was the luckiest man in England. I had been married to my childhood sweetheart for 15 years with 4 wonderful children that I doted on. I was self employed, making good money and living in a beautiful 500 year old farmhouse. We had great friends, great holidays then BOOM. My life imploded. My wife had an affair. A bitter divorce ensued. I was forced out of my home and out of my business. My Ex hired aggressive lawyers who cleaned me out financially. All in the space of a year. I was then offered a job on the other side of the world in Brisbane, Australia. Since then, I have started to rebuild my life and am happier than ever. I have remarried, discovered a wonderful country that I am proud to call home and am continuing to learn and become a better person. My new life has come at a price but I do not regret what I have done. I have always been a caring, loving Dad who is now alienated from my four teenage children because I did not behave as my ex-wife wanted me to behave. This blog describes reflections on life then, now and into the future. My blogs may be random but I hope they are not dull. Life isn't. It is what you make it.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Alienated in Mexico

Just read an article in the newspaper that made me remember that PA is
a global phenomena.
A lady in Mexico recently discovered her daughter, who had been
abducted by her ex husband several years ago, via Facebook. She sent
her daughter photos and tried to connect to her, but her daughter
refused to have anything to do with her. Why? Because she had "heard
bad things" about her Mum. There are always two sides to every story.
Children should never be brainwashed into believing there is only one.

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