If only we could live as lightly as animals. Taking what we need and nothing more. They live in sync with nature, can teach us so much and, as pets, bring a world of love and laughter to our lives. Their playful innocence and unconditional love can ground us in todays crazy, uncertain times. This … More Life Lessons from Animals
An afternoon visit to the Wandiligong pub whets our appetite for more in this beautiful part of Victoria’s High Country. … More Where the hell is Wandi Pub?
As we enter the second half of 2019 let the words of this uplifting song by Josh Groban be the sentiments to living an inspired life. … More Never take a single breath for granted
Waiting Dreaming Fantasising Wild imagining like a gift still unwrapped. Tension mounts Stirrings awaken Talking and planning A delicious contemplation. Scintillating Nerve wracking Palpitations Like a deep massage an unscratchable itch. When senses collide Lustful impatience builds desire to fever pitch. Anticipating Passionate daydreams A journey unfolds As desires emerge to become one. Tantalisingly near … More Anticipation
“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” Lao Tzu I love that quote, it’s so apt at the moment, as the lead up to Christmas has been such a change of pace for me. This year has whizzed by. It’s brought plenty of challenges, joys and disappointments, however the past month or so has … More A Slow Challenge
Who would have thought I’d fall for him so completely, yet feel so distant. To see him in a church and leave smitten. That we’d meet in yet another place, far from home, spend an intimate night together and then have to leave again. Between you and me, I have a confession to make.
“Time spent in self reflection is never wasted. It is an intimate date with yourself.” Paul TP Wong The past few weeks have been a time of quiet contemplation. Although I’ve been busy writing for a number of magazines things have been otherwise quiet. I’ve had some ups but also a lot of stress that’s … More Reflection
Dear Ocean and Sand Dunes, thank you for making us feel tiny, humble, inspired, salty, windswept and free all at once”. That’s how this place made me feel. From driving on massive sand dunes to riding the ocean waves, the area around Cape Bridgewater blew me away, nearly literally.
There’s something about the rush of wind in your hair when you’re cycling that’s totally invigorating. That is, until you find yourself face down on the ground.
Did someone tilt the screen? I’m standing still but the world’s spinning around me. I’ve been battling an annoying case of vertigo for about five months now. Getting out of bed, looking up, lifting, bending down, reaching high for stuff, driving … ordinary, simple things that make me feel as though I’m upside down on … More A Matter of Balance