Playing favourites

If you’ve been following along with my posts this Blogtober and reading each one for the past 13 days you’ll know that my life is a bit crazy at the moment. A bit crazy. That’s an understatement. So much is going on at the moment that sometimes I think my head might just explode. As... Continue Reading →

I’m sorry

It’s been a crazy week in our household. Between deciding to take the job in Peru, giving notice on my house, trying to sell my car, finding out when our Australian citizenship ceremony will be held, starting the new job, not sleeping due to my ongoing chronic back issues, having my eldest daughter trialling for... Continue Reading →

Safe Haven

The flower and event studio where my eldest daughter works recently had a launch party to which I was invited. I arrived on the Friday night only knowing two other guests other than my daughter and her boss, the owner of the studio. The party was attended by current corporate clients of the studio, other... Continue Reading →

Who Runs the World? Girls?

This afternoon I watched as a young girl (probably around 10 years old) danced her way down the aisles of my local supermarket. Just watching her made me smile. She was all about the music in her head and danced freely and joyfully with pure abandon and total disregard for her surroundings. As I left... Continue Reading →

The Elephant in the Room

Today is World Mental Health Day. Mental health is an issue that’s close to my heart as most people who read this blog know. You followed along with me as I walked the Cape to Cape track in Western Australia last year to raise money and awareness of antenatal and postnatal depression. I’ve written about... Continue Reading →

Days of Awe

Yesterday’s blog post was my most widely read post since I started this blog. I am quite awed by the reach of the post and by the lovely comments and messages sent to me on the blog, through Facebook and by text and phone calls. I’ve had messages of support and best wishes for this... Continue Reading →

My next big adventure

“The big question is whether you will be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure.” - Joseph Campbell Today I negotiated the contract for the job of my dreams. It involves travel, adventure, writing, business strategy, marketing and working with traditional indigenous healers. In my new job I will work with some of... Continue Reading →


The wind blows outside, rustling through the leaves in my garden. I would like to take a walk today in the Spring sunshine but my body is fighting pain and I’m not sure I can even put my shoes on to go outside. Inside my body, my feelings and emotions are swirling. At this moment,... Continue Reading →

A day of rest??

  It’s 9.30am on a Sunday morning. Many people are still in bed, savouring this Spring morning. The clocks changed last night and robbed us all of an hour of sleep. Spring forward. Fall back. I am not in bed. I was up before most of the city, packing my car, driving to the markets... Continue Reading →

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