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March 27, 2017

“… she told me she’d never adjusted to the light, she’d just never developed a tolerance for the world, her inoculation hadn’t taken.” ~ Miriam Toews, All My Puny Sorrows Some friends and I have started a Bookckub. This is…

March 27, 2017

I have been learning how to feel my feelings. Apparently I’m not very good at it … I am assuming it was with good reason that my brain shoved them in the bottom draw with the abandoned single socks ……

March 26, 2017

My father is 74 years old and has become a bit of an internet sensation. And rightly so, for he is currently riding a pushbike from Freemantle, Western Australia to Sydney via Adelaide and the Great Ocean Road in an unsupported ultra road race called the Indian Pacific Wheel Race. A 5,500km odyssey ……

March 25, 2017

Despite it all, I still believe in love … or perhaps because of it. I know the depths a human heart is capable of. Somewhere we know it can only ever end in loss. Not one of us gets out…

March 22, 2017

I’ve lost my writing mojo. Having lived for so long in such an insular way – life throwing some doozies at me as it has – I have lost a sense of myself outside of this grief. And I am…

March 21, 2017

I like exploring dark corners, usually at my own peril. Sometimes you’ve got to get a little light.    

March 19, 2017

I would like to climb to the top of these mountains that I have made from molehills.…