Saturday, December 20, 2014

Paring Back the Peer Group

October 27, 2008 by  
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Do you remember when you were growing up, those moments when you felt left out from a peer group or even among particular friends within your own group of friends. This isn’t a sense of ‘belonging’ incognito. No, it’s something quite different though

Survival at its Fittest

October 25, 2008 by  
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Survival is an interesting modus operandi. It’s odd really because at the heart of a situation is a softness that can somehow get lost in the translation. I often wonder what it is that enables us to survive situations and experiences. And I am constantly amazed at

A Golden Phoenix

October 14, 2008 by  
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There’s something quite moment-defining in feeling our spirits lift, soar for however long it takes us to soar on its wings and deliver us up from out of the everydayness of our lives. Don’t get me wrong, I appreciate ‘everydayness’ it’s kept my feet blessedly muddy and

Of Mice and Man

September 28, 2008 by  
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I’m reminded that there is a beauty in death that can be overlooked because of the grief experience. The grief takes over and we see and hear nothing else save feel the overwhelming tsunami of pain that comes from

One plus One equals Three

September 8, 2008 by  
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Absence is a funny thing, they say that it makes the heart grow fonder and I suppose that’s true to some extent. But absence is absence, it means you or they (whoever ‘they’ are to you) are not in the same place and therein lies

Best Thoughts Forward

August 31, 2008 by  
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I like the timelessness of thought, how being able to set down in just about any time, place and or dimension is entirely permissible because thought allows us to do that. It’s kind of cool isn’t it? It’s interesting too to consider

Dr Jellybeans

August 2, 2008 by  
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I remember thinking once that Dr Ros had been plying her trade for so long that she knows exactly how to handle herself when having to do one of the worst things Doctors have to do. Give a child

Smoke Get in your Eyes

July 26, 2008 by  
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Have you ever sat so close to a fire that smoke’s got in your eyes? It stings and your eyes water profusely. And yet, we can love the warmth of the fire more than

The ‘sham

May 14, 2006 by  
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The overnight rains have had an unusual effect on the bird life here in the suburb that I live in. There’s an orchestral banter that borders on near hysteria or maybe it’s just an expectancy of something to which we are not privy that makes me feel for the moment, left out.