Back to basics

Posted by , 23 May 2018

“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.”

Earlier entries

28/11/2017 30 years of memories

I think we simply outgrew it, or maybe it outgrew us.

21/07/2017 The roller-coaster of grief

The date is marked in my calendar, and etched in my brain like a fingernail running down a chalk-board.

20/07/2017 Molly the wonderdog

I never really wanted a dog. I was a dedicated cat person.

07/06/2017 When self-doubt creeps in

All it takes is one incident…

24/08/2015 Eulogy for Nan

She was our rock, our matriarch and an outstanding role model.

23/12/2014 The recipe for a good Christmas

Preparing food for family and friends is not a chore, it is an act of love; and the ability to do it well is a gift.

13/12/2014 It's a mother-daughter thing

What if she missed a connection? What if she got lost? What if she forgot her passport? What if she was injured/mugged/kidnapped? What if…?

27/06/2014 Our first summer visitors

Is it possible to not know your parents until you have known them for 47 years?

08/05/2014 Reflections on parenting

There is no parenting manual that pops out with your wonderful new bundle of joy when he or she arrives.

22/03/2014 Why do women wear make-up?

Is it as simple as throwing on a bit of colour to match the clothes we are wearing, or is there a bit more to it than that?


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