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
In case you were wondering, I am here and not still looping around the track! I completed the whole distance, so am feeling pretty proud (and a little relieved!).
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
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…
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…
As I write this, on a cold and windy Monday evening, a storm is on its way towards Auckland. It seems kind of fitting. My wonderful mom is right now sitting by the bedside of one of her dearest friends. This dear dear friend, a woman who has been in my life since a few… Continue reading May angels lead her in
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