Posted by Juliane Samara, 23 May 2018
“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.”
|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?