A few mindful moments

The breeze is heavenly today and the scorching sun is high above the umbrella I'm perched beneath. Just enough warmth is filtering through the canvas to gently wash over me. As the air moves, it softly shakes the shadow-casting plants and trees all around making pretty moving patterns across my arm and the little laminated [...]

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An ode to a very special teacher

This post is about my year 6 teacher. It's now 20 years ago that I sat in her Macksville classroom each day. She was a bright soul in my life's journey and her presence has stayed with me through it all. On a summer afternoon I sit at my school desk and sing Otis Redding [...]

About doubt

I've spent so much of the last 9 months feeling inadequate and overwhelmed as a mum. What I'm realising is feeling like that doesn't mean I'm falling apart or failing. It just means I'm human. I thought I'd share some of my thoughts about motherhood on the blog despite my fear of becoming a 'mummy [...]

Growing up – looking back and looking forward

In the 30 short years I've been on this planet, I've gone through so much change within myself and in the world around me. I was talking to a friend recently and she admitted that something I'd said to her in highschool still weighs on her mind sometimes. Now, highschool for us was over a [...]