A prayer for my daughter

  “Poets are people who can still see the world through the eyes of children” Alphonse Daudet My darling daughter, When you grow up and inherit this world, I wish you a future unburdened by hatred. As I watch you now, waving and greeting everyone you see, there is no judgement behind your actions. Your innocence is pure and your … Read More

The Abnormal Manifesto

You can take ‘normal’ and shove it! Have you ever been told,” Darling, you’re such a normal lover.”? Or “your daughter (or son) is so normal in class, she doesn’t do anything out of the ordinary at all.”? What is normal anyway? From Googling “What does normal mean” you get: So, it’s vanilla, boring, safe, blah and grey (not the … Read More

Coming back – full circle

It has been a long time since I wrote anything. It has also been a long time since I have felt like I have had anything to say. Those who know me well and have known me for a long time will tell you that it is unlike me not to have much to say. The thing is I have … Read More

Overcoming fear, conquering the world

So, I have a fear that I need to overcome… Whenever I think about the upcoming Scuba course I am doing, I realise I have to go through the practice of letting water into my mask and demonstrating I can purge the water. My fear of water coming up my nose however completely panics me. Even the thought of it… … Read More