I spent the weekend leading up to Bee-Day, poring over pages of bee facts and beekeeping videos. The more I learned, the more excited I got and the more my state of awe regarding bees grew. Conversations NOT about bees, went in one ear and out the other. I was focussed on finally fulfilling my…Read More
Maybe this is a morbid subject. Some people fear death and sadly some people welcome it, or have no choice but to live with it as their shadow. I’ve had to come to some terms with it for myself, living with a chronic illness, but it wasn’t until a couple of months ago that I…Read More
Every single person I have come across in my life suffers from varying levels of mental illness / anguish, psychological issues / wounds, anxiety and unjustified insecurities. All of us. I am a loving, observant, non-judgemental & interested people-person so I believe, if we spend some time together, I could identify at least one of…Read More
Like many of you, I grew up in an Australian neighbourhood not too far from the city, knowing only one or two Aboriginal people. So when a few years ago, I drove across the country and had to refill at a petrol station in a remote Aboriginal community where bowsers were in locked cages and…Read More
This is a story about my bus ride this morning, and how at the end of it, I told myself I must do better to practice what I preach. I sat across Tim in my raincoat, overcautious dress and my scarf made of silk and unconscious bias. Tim had a short red beard, blue eyes,…Read More
It’s 2018, I’m in my thirties and I still haven’t visited half the places in the world I’d like to. I don’t have a bucket list but deep down I guess I do have an ever-evolving ‘what’s next’ list that always has a couple of things on it. Turkey has never been on that list,…Read More
When it all gets a bit much, I’ve been known to jet off on a solo quest. I do it because being out of my comfort zone for a week or two, puts it all into perspective for me. Pursuing activities “just for me” helps me find a better version of myself. It tests my…Read More
She made broken look beautiful and strong look invincible. She walked with the Universe on her shoulders and made it look like a pair of wings.