Could there be such a thing? Too much peace! According to Miss Yin, 9, I’m a hog for serenity, a glutton for calm, even if the peace I crave is not exactly the noble end-to-all-wars variety. (of course I do wish for that, but my immediate needs are much closer to home). I’d sell my soul (and throw in the kids) … Read More
The brake, or the accelerator – which is best? Well both (or either actually) in the right situation! Do you ever feel like the world is passing you by? Are things moving way too fast? Are you stuck in the slow-lane? OR Is the fast-forward button permanently pressed down? Do you wonder where the days have gone? Do you worry … Read More
Celebrity and reality cooking shows are ‘an absolute phenomena’ in Australia (that’s if you ask the commercial television networks) – not so sure about elsewhere. The country where cuisine once comprised a meat pie washed down with a cold beer has gone all culinary, cordon bleu, a la carte, epicurean, gourmet, gastronomic and glutinous (no actually that last adjective just … Read More
How often do we jump as adults, or swing, or hang upside down, do a handstand, even cartwheel? So how seldom do we squeal, giddy with excitement, or experience our stomach in our mouth, without fear, just with that funny feeling of butterflies flitting joyfully around our insides? And how rarely do we feel as though we might fly, actually … Read More
Is it time to travel light through life? Last year, when we travelled to Canada to live for twelve months with our two adopted kids in tow, you can imagine we carried lots of baggage. Life is seldom a straightforward journey, especially as far as infertility and adoption are concerned.
Thanks for connecting… So we’re all connected – you found this blog because we’re all connected in the universal flow of life – because you’re a Facebook friend or a friend of a friend, or a friend of a friend (you get my drift). Maybe you just happened upon this blog in the universe of cyberspace – what’s the chance … Read More