Ponderings · Things I Have Learnt

Old friends can sometimes surprise you if you give them the chance

Every now and again you find out something a little surprising about someone which really wows you.  I had one of those moments a few evenings ago, and it really got me thinking. I was pottering about on Instagram – as an aside, I really need an Instavention, I am following way more Burmese and… Continue reading Old friends can sometimes surprise you if you give them the chance

Challenges · Heart Kids · Ponderings · Things I Have Learnt

The Heart Kids connection

Public notice – this is a long one!  Once I started writing I realised I had quite a lot to say on the matter. Writing yesterday’s post about the upcoming Tri, I stopped to think for a moment about my motivations for doing such a thing.  And today I’ve had a very strong reminder of one… Continue reading The Heart Kids connection

Randomness · Things I Have Learnt

Bringing sexy back, one morning at a time…

Sometimes, when we’re not paying attention, sexy goes AWOL.  It sneaks away so quietly in the everyday rush of life, and it can take a random prompt to go looking for it again. It’s something that I was recently reminded of in an interesting conversation with a very inspirational friend.  This illuminating discussion started with a bold statement.… Continue reading Bringing sexy back, one morning at a time…

Randomness · Things I Have Learnt

She’s leaving, on a jet plane…

Not me.  I’m staying right here.  Summer’s coming, so there will be no global wanderings for a while.  Just some random ponderings on a Thursday afternoon as I am at home sick and am realising I am going to miss seeing one amazing young lady before she heads away on Monday. She’s off to the… Continue reading She’s leaving, on a jet plane…

Randomness · Things I Have Learnt

When things just don’t end, and you are incredibly grateful for that fact

I was pondering the nature of friendships the other day, and how they are forged.  In particular I was thinking about how we make new friends as adults.  But while considering that (as I wavered over whether emailing a new acquaintance with a coffee invitation was too ‘forward’, but that is a post for another… Continue reading When things just don’t end, and you are incredibly grateful for that fact