The heart of the matter

For me, that moment when everything comes together, it is indescribable and yet I still have this drive to mark that moment, to let it fill me up and create something new.┬áThe way I imagine I tell a story and the authenticity of one's response. The vibrancy of laughter and breadth of understanding and engagement.... Continue Reading →


Tick tock, tick tock

Dec 21: Feeling really solid today ­čÖé Saw Tessa and Dom for brunch and a wander which was superb. Otherwise, I've done nothing else so far today except smile and eat, and still, I'm ready for a nap. It's 3pm and I'm in denial. There is so much to do before the day is done... Continue Reading →

Friendship inside-out

The working title of this post was 'The F-word' - and I just cracked myself up. Today was a good day. Any day you can laugh at yourself is a good day... Joking aside, this is a topic I've been poking and pondering for a while now. This is my take: Friendship is an openness,... Continue Reading →

16 December

Christmas, I find, makes me light on my feet and wanting to be everywhere doing everything all at once.┬áToday I walked the city, had soup and chocolate and made a concerted effort to be present and open. It went well! Sleeping in until 10 was wonderful. I made a friend on the seabus. Got some... Continue Reading →


A few weeks ago I attended mandatory workplace training in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and learned a few basic practical applications and physical intervention skills┬á As the aggressor one may decide to grab, hit, throw, punch, kick or yell. As the ┬áperson being targeted, one may have to avoid, deflect or escape various holds, blows and... Continue Reading →

soul food redux

Hugs When you get to spend the evening with family and friends When the food is hot and the friendship is strong When inspiration strikes and the quiet is comfy When you are not 'other' When someone asks the question you love to answer And hears your story  

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