Category Archives: Our Story


“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await anotherView full post »

Sembuh (Healing): Indonesia P1

It was an incredible moment in my life, sitting at that warung in the middle of the filthy bustling hub of KUTA, Bali.View full post »

Taking Stock

There was a moment when we were overseas that I discovered that words I thought I had lost – had suddenly beenView full post »

This life {in B+W}

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ― Maya Angelou I started writing again last week.View full post »

Dear Bo,

Dear Bo, It’s been more than three months since my last little letter to you. Not long ago though, you checkedView full post »

Wabi Sabi

Have you ever heard of wabi-sabi? Wabi-sabi (n) a way of living that focuses on the beauty within the imperfections ofView full post »

Taking time.

Life in the past few weeks has been rushed and busy, feverish and at times overwhelming. With deadlines and work,View full post »

Room for it all.

“We think that the point is to pass the test or overcome the problem, but the truth is that things don’t reallyView full post »

Define me

One of the first questions I am asked whenever I meet someone is, ‘what do you do (as a profession)?’View full post »

Life out loud.

So tell me when you think we’re gonna rise? Wake from this slumber wipe the tears from our eyes? Yes from thisView full post »

into the light

photo by the beautiful Emma Galloway of MDLT On my bathroom mirror is a little quote scrawled on a scrap of paper andView full post »

Week 12: Radically Simple.

I’ve found myself frustrated this week. I’ve been reading a few different books from people who have doneView full post »


One of the most precious moments of my day are the moments I find myself lost in a daydream. The funny thing aboutView full post »

Taking Stock

I’ve been floating around a bit recently, so many new projects and ideas, inspired and creative people aroundView full post »

Dear Bo,

Dearest Bo, Today is your 2nd birthday. It would be terribly cliche of me to say how fast this little milestone hasView full post »


I wasn’t much into summer when I was a teenager. I was of the more gothic variety. I wore black jeans andView full post »

The end of a journey.

I never really imagined that I would be the sort of parent that would get sentimental or overly emotional about theView full post »

This life.

“Rise and rise again until lambs become lions” ― Robin Hood. Tomorrow is another day…View full post »

Light and shade.

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   “The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple” – OscarView full post »

This life.

Follow my blog with Bloglovin “When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive toView full post »

2014 – The year of the deliberate life.

At the end of November last year I went to a gala event in Melbourne. Standing in the gin and tonic haze of a lateView full post »

Coming full circle.

It’s been exactly a year since this post, and this one too. The posts that first revealed the tumultuousView full post »

Everyday riches.

“If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself, tell yourself that you are not poetView full post »


I’ve been feeling muddled. My mind and my space unclear. Too many ideas. Not enough time. Too many voices. NotView full post »

workspace, headspace.

Creative people need creative spaces. That much I’m sure. But working from home and juggling a balance betwenView full post »

This life.

1. Sick days/ 2. homemade/3. the wide open ocean/ 4. Margaret River Farmers market treats/ 5. MoreView full post »

Breaking the silence: The truth about separation.

I was standing in the backyard of my mothers house when I told my husband I didn’t want to be married to him anymore.View full post »

Dear Bo – 50 things I want you to know.

Dear(est) Bo, My sweet challenging, headstrong little toddler. I’ve been thinking a lot about this letter toView full post »

Taking stock.

Last Thursday I got the call from daycare that no mama ever wants, ‘your baby is sick. You need to come andView full post »

Coming home.

We’ve been home for over a week now. To say I felt like the earth had been lifted out from under me when weView full post »

This life.

I can’t believe it’s come to an end. Five weeks on the road with a toddler in tow is a lifetime, butView full post »

This life.

Last week we began the week with a thanksgiving celebration. A dinner that brought 20 members of my family togetherView full post »

New friends in new places

I’ve been writing this blog for about a year and a half now, and it’s grown and evolved and changed and isView full post »

This life.

It was late afternoon rush hour downtown. Bo and I had been out all day, with tired feet and gelato stained sleeves.View full post »


Fall. The warm summer air fades and slowly cool nights replace warm. When the sun hits our face it still smells likeView full post »

Travelling as two.

I’m a traveler. I always have been and I have no doubt that I always will be. In my teens I moved across countryView full post »

This life…

I am a dreamer. I always have been and I always will be. A chameleon of sorts. I find places and people to love inView full post »

Take me out to the ball game…

We’ve been on a lot of adventures and all these adventures create very little time for the usual tap tap tappingView full post »

This life… the Canadian edition

Oh hey jetlag… what’s up. I used to think the novelty of jet lag was fun, I mean who doesn’t loveView full post »

This life (are you ok?).

We spent last weekend in Perth, surrounded by friends and family. Connected with beautiful people that I haven’tView full post »