Category Archives: Life

Door


I have doors on my mind tonight… I wonder who made this? Who thought it up? Sketched it? Who physically made it? How long did it take? How much were they paid? What WAS their life like? How did they … Continue reading

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Brushing off the cobwebs…


Hello…..hellooo…helloooo…hellooooooo! It’s echoing in here. I know, it’s because the few people I may have got even vaguely interested in what I had to say have now long gone, bitten the dust, in search of more exciting blog fodder. Life … Continue reading

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Ghosts : I am both a skeptic and a believer.


Last night Shai (my now 19 year old daughter) and I sat and had a long discussion for the first time about our experiences which occurred for a period of nearly two and a half years in the previous house … Continue reading

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I wish you a world of magic!


My grandson Lucas turned two just the other day. I wish him a world of magic. And you too! No matter our age we’re never too old for it.

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Musings on creativity.


I don’t know what other people do with the hurt that they have stored up inside. I suppose some people are just able to “let it go”. They say they do anyway but part of me can’t quite believe this. … Continue reading

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When life steers you in a direction…


The other night my husband and I went for a late evening walk with the dog. It was just getting on dark and when we arrived the park looked pretty deserted save for a young couple we saw in the … Continue reading

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The day I sat on a snake.


So we went out yesterday on a little drive through the country side. Classical music playing in the car…beautiful scenery, light conversation between hubby and myself. We ended up in Dungog, which is more than a “little” drive but since … Continue reading

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Getting settled in…


Well thank goodness the silly season is ALL over! A collective sigh of relief from everyone out there I imagine? Now it’s on with the business of starting the new year. If you’re anything like me you can find the … Continue reading

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True humanity.


True humanity is quiet. The essence of it does not receive or even need social media, reporters or worldwide coverage because it is simply there. Spontaneous and selfless. Often it is intimate. Something shared between two people. (Or man and … Continue reading

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The wind.


When I was a little girl growing up in Africa I would sometimes on windy days, stand in the vegetable garden at the back of my grandparents property with my arms outstretched towards the sky and command in my most … Continue reading

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