A Few Good Stories

“Life is not about being safe and secure; life is about growing, learning, transforming.” Sharon Blackie. The last few weeks have been a mix of learning, of cleaning and renovating, and helping family plus a bit of travel. There’s been challenges too, and I guess that’s where the transforming comes in. I had a tooth … More A Few Good Stories

The Big Shift

“If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello” – Paulo Coehlo. In just a few weeks (on Remembrance Day, the 11th of the 11th) we’ll be saying goodbye to our home of 26 years, and “Hello new life” as we start afresh and continue life’s adventure in our … More The Big Shift

Seduced Down Under

You’re burning me up Hot and then cool. Wild, intense and unpredictable But I can cope with your moods. It’s your nature and I adapt to your pace. Ravaged, scorched but still in tune Your seasons have their place. You’re in me, our visions intertwined. Everywhere I go imaginations merge As we journey aligned. Can … More Seduced Down Under

Blue Lotus Love

“The Earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson If that’s true then the flowers at the Blue Lotus Water Garden in Yarra Junction must be the happiest on the planet. Located just off the Warburton highway, barely an hour from home, I found a glorious landscape. Lakes and ponds, filled with thousands of water lilies … More Blue Lotus Love

Anticipation

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

My Favourite Place

Why did The Sound of Music come to mind when I read this prompt? It was mum’s favourite movie, cheesy, corny and the songs so annoyingly catchy. However, I have to admit, as a wide eyed girl, I secretly loved it. Don’t worry, I’m not going to break into a rendition of My Favourite Things. … More My Favourite Place