In the Middle.

Cheers, middle age! You really are here. On reflection, my teenage years were pretty relaxed in comparison; my twenties – loads of fun and a little experimental; my thirties were truly romantic and spontaneous, and my forties focused on creating a family and raising small children.


Exciting times: I began studying again a little over a year ago. Seeking a new challenge, I settled on an independent book publishing course. And a whole new world unfolded. I have been fascinated by the content and inspired by the teachers and students I am studying with. I am also currently working with a dynamic…

Heart Connections

The power of heart connection can profoundly impact our lives and the world around us.

Emptying the nest

Ah, summer – how is it February already? January – was a good month. Working from home around sunny days at the beach helped with that. So did swimming with my daughter in the ocean often. She will move to Sydney this month to start university, so it was a blessing to spend precious time…

Finding the Sweet Life

Italy, far away from everything familiar besides my kids, was where I needed to be to see my life with clarity.

2022 That’s a Wrap

Life can be shit, but it can be great again, even if the shit can’t be completely wiped away.

Emotional Muscle Memory

My body aches, my head aches, my heart aches. I can be moody and not much fun to be around. This all feels involuntary.

Cancer: the story of us – The End.

I had never seen him happier than when our brother Andy helped him get back on his surfboard for the first time after his amputation, or sadder than when he stood, leaning on his crutches, tears rolling down his face as he watched the boys surf second corner.

love & rainbows

Yesterday I opened my blog admin to check on something. To my complete surprise, a rainbow had replaced the top bar that has always been black,  it took my breath away. After accusing all of my sisters and nieces in the room of getting on my admin page and changing it, I realised Bren and…