Once upon a birthday. Part 1

This year I’ve run away. First, I thought mountains would be my haven, but no… the calling of the ocean would not be quietened. Phillip Island is the choice Once I got here (just over 1 hour driving from home) I decided I wanted to see something I haven’t seen before Penguins Parade, The Nobbies,…

Pain and sorrow are not to be shared

We are all alone when in pain and in sorrow. We are all alone when misfortune and grief strikes our hearts, our families and our homes. I can even take this further: our unhappiness, sorrow, grief are ‘infectious diseases’, leprosy of sorts. People are scared of it. People steer away from it. People tend to…

Why can’t you just love and live…

Have you noticed a very sad and dis-heartening tendency in popular media (fiction, movies, etc): a real love, a love of your life, a love that is truly, deeply, madly is the love for a dying person. Apparently, to fall in love, to feel the love back and to live happily ever after is not…

Ask Snow Queen if Witch is Wicked…

Wicked Witch is my friend, didn’t you know… Have you read my back story? Read it. Like so many of my friends and sisters, we have not become evil or wicked overnight. We were definitely not born evil. Moreover, who says we are evil? Storytellers, kings of neighborhood kingdoms, men who cheated us or on us,…

See what you can see…

On a sunny winter day come out on your back porch. What can you see? Washing hanging on the line. Pergola covering your small backyard. High fence separating your house from the school next door. What else? Not much, wouldn’t you say? However, if you come out the front of the very same house, what…

Just add water – adventure awaits

Adventure is a word ‘filthy with possibilities’ (c) I read today in the Daily Post post (forgive my tautology)… it is. It is filthy. It is dripping. It is rolling on your tongue with endless options, tricks and treasure. Adventure is the name. Whatever is the essence. Life is an adventure onto itself, don’t you think….

An unexpected gift

Quote 1: ” If you enter unknown world without a reservation it will yield you extraordinary gifts” – Arnold Zable Quote 2: “Cosmopolitan – being at ease in other worlds” – Arnold Zable I like him. I like him a lot. I love his book, rather I love the stories he tells. He calls himself…