Tag Archives: life


We are sitting silently through the very first weeks of what is perhaps due to be one of the coldest winters in theView full post »


“It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.” ― John Steinbeck WeView full post »


‘Muuu-uuum, was your name Sash when you were a kid? That’s a silly name for a kid!’ ‘Yep, thatView full post »


“The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.” ― Chuck Palahniuk, When I was 25 I quit myView full post »


I was 18 when I found myself working as a PA in a very expensive law firm pushing paper around desks and  drinking myView full post »

practicing in public

I often talk to people about the pressure for perfection. I experience it every day in the landscape of my own mind.View full post »

waves and tides

“There’s something about the thousands of glittering lights, the veil of nighttime that almost makes this placeView full post »

Bowerbird and the Beaches.

When talking about favourites, it’s easy to continually come back to the obvious – a cup of hot tea, a home-cookedView full post »

Oh hey spring.

“She turned to the sunlight And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbor: “Winter is dead.” ― A.A.View full post »


“I’ll love you forever Bo.” “No you won’t. One day you will be dead.” LongView full post »

The swell of a decade

It was a sight I hadn’t seen for years. Cars packed into the carpark and dozens of people lined up along the lookoutView full post »

the stories we tell ourselves

“And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.” —John Steinbeck, East of Eden The past week was a bitView full post »

Sing with me.

 “Mama, when you sing you have to put your voice inside my voice..” “You mean sing together? Both ofView full post »

Starved by advice

I’m confused. Aren’t you? Our food industry is so saturated with fad diets and advice that I’m sureView full post »

Be less busy.

“Action expresses priorities.” ― Mahatma Gandhi When someone asks you how you are, do you often find yourself replyingView full post »

A compassionate revolution.

We concern ourselves so often with how we look, with the hair on our bodies, with the colour of our skin, with theView full post »

The death of the dreamer.

I killed the dreamer. It occurred to me a few weeks ago as I was tumbling through the pages of The Alchemist thatView full post »

A certain kind of stillness

We live in a world where everything seems to not only be getting faster and more frantic… but louder. Perhaps weView full post »

How the light gets in.

It was a few weeks ago now that I sat on the front porch of a friends home with the sun in my face and a book on myView full post »

Just Jump

There are times in our life where we are standing on a cliff face, with our history behind us and a world of unknownsView full post »


“When you have once seen the glow of happiness on the face of a beloved person, you know that a man can have noView full post »

Taking Stock

About 10 days ago I had a mini existential crisis. This isn’t unusual for me. I have moments of great self doubtView full post »

Week 40: Back to Reality

Like any wonderful thing that you spend days or weeks or months preparing for – when it’s over it feelsView full post »

This {+Big News} life

For those of you who follow us on Facebook you will know that I have had some pretty massive news that I have been (notView full post »

How do you determine the value of a life?

Perhaps one of the biggest problems that we face on a day to day as a part of modern human society is how poorly weView full post »

The thing about love is…

I’ve found that since I split with my husband, as a young(ish) single mum, my love life (or lack thereof)View full post »

When no one is watching.

I seem to find myself in this place every three to six months, questioning my use of social media, questioning theView full post »

The juggler.

I’m beginning to finally recognise that what I have always believed is my greatest asset, is actually, perhaps,View 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 »


“Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.” ― A.AView full post »


Yesterday I spent the morning sitting in the cool white tiles of a Laundromat. We’ve been having one of those monthsView full post »

Live Inspired

I love to be inspired. There is nothing better than that moment where it feels like something has lit a fire deepView full post »