Remember when you were a kid and you thought 20 was so grown up? And then in your 20s you were certain that you’d have to have your shit together by the time you reached 30? Maybe you saw friends and family members excel in certain areas while you plodded along at your own pace, … More Ok, I’m 30… What have I learned
Last Sunday I was feeling a little glum so my husband and I powered through our chores and took ourselves down to the Camellia Gardens, which we’re lucky to live just around the corner from. I took my camera, and he his book. Within a few minutes of viewing the world through my macro lens … More Finally, Spring is here!
I caught myself doing that thing again the other day. It’s a habit born of insecurity, in a time that should have been full of growth but instead turned me into a bit of a bonsai. Safely small, just in case. Pocket sized me. I have trouble looking people in the eye, or more particularly … More That thing you do
I want to write a book. I have always wanted this. Since I was a little girl, aside from wanting to be a baker at age 4, I have always wanted to write, and to design and make clothes. And yet here I am, never fully realising any of those desires. Plus, I’m now a … More Happily (n)ever after…
Inside my box I wake, With a groan, a sigh, a day to take, I pull the blankets up above my head, But I must rise, for goodness sake I’m struggling at the moment. With purpose, direction, and sense of self. I’m tired of going around in circles. I have bursts of determination and then … More Does anyone actually know what they’re doing?
Last week I didn’t feel like I had anything to share, and this week I’m struggling for words. There’s a lot going on at the moment and I’m just not inspired to share my musings at the moment. After half writing one post, I decided this is probably the best time to share some photos … More A trip to Nelson Bay
Life just keeps moving faster an faster, or so it seems. I know for me and my colleagues at least this year is just moving past at the most ridiculous speed I almost feel like I’m actually someone’s character in a game of The Sims and they’ve got me on triple speed. How are we … More Know the signs; when you’re having an off week
[In] “Let” [Out] “Go” My Thursday yin yoga class has fast become one of the highlights of my week ever since I made the coin-flip decision to give it a go late last year. I love the fact that I come in and learn to stop, and be present. I love that slowly but surely … More The art of letting go
It’s been a particularly long week, weighed down by things going on at home, a heavy workload, a fatigued body, and a loaded mind. Ordinarily I would do my writing on Monday, but being my husband’s birthday I pushed it later and later in the week. Each day I had an excuse, a reason, and … More A life lived in fear
A smile crept past my face early in the morning one day last week as I spotted his new hiding spot. “He” being a toy chameleon who found his way into our home through a now forgotten joke. My husband and I have spent the last couple of years hiding this chameleon around our home … More The Key To Strong Relationships