Day 30 – Things to say to 5 people

Dear Diary, We all experienced that ‘I would have said’ moment millions of times in our lives Also, we grew, matured, learnt… or not and have a lot to say to past loves, lies and tears, don’t we? Here are some of the things I would have said. To that boy You are an idiot….

Day 29 – Things that make me feel…

Dear Diary, Coming home last night, soaring somewhere up above cloud nine I thought to myself, I must be one weird woman. Things that make me feel AAAW an AAAAH and ‘I am the king of the world’ are not really the ‘things’ (Oh, you’d know what I mean) That kind of feeling. That kind…

Day 28 – The most difficult thing to forgive

Dear Diary, I have been slack yet again. But in my defence, I can say that I started writing this post in time. However, everything interferred in between and I could not finish it… I forgot to finish it. The most difficult thing to forget… What would it be? Betrayal of friends? Betrayal of loved…

Day 27 – What would I say to my EX

Dear Diary Well, well, well. This topic is a bit auspicious, if you ask me. It is French Film Festival time in Melbourne. I chose quite a few films that I’d like to watch. One of them – The Exes. I already saw it. This movie is a very light and bright comedy about exes…

Day 26 – 5 Favourite Movies

Dear Diary, Today is the day to write about my 5 favourite movies (movies that I love and love to watch over and over again), in no particular order. D’Artagnian and Threee Musketeers This is my all-time favourite. I watched it as it first came out. Then, a few years later and again, and again….

Day 25 – 8 March – Women’s Day

Dear Diary, Once again, my post about a holiday that I grew up with – International Women’s Day.  The meaning of this day has lost its politics on me and most of my generation long before we were even born. What we were taught from child care all throughout our childhood – it is Mum’s…

Day 24 – What never fails to make me happy

Dear Diary, This is DAY 24 (so to speak) of my writing challenge. And today’s topic – HAPPINESS. We all heard a lot of new-age stuff about ‘don’t sweat small stuff’ or ‘little pleasures’. Well, I am all for it, not sweating and finding happiness in little things. Coffee, clouds, blue sky, flowers, accidental nice…

Day 23 – My Hobbies

Dear Diary, Today I am sharing my ‘home stuff’. Today I am writing about things that make my life flow, content and cozy. There are a few things that helped me keep my sanity through horrific times in my life. There are things that I do because I want to make my daughter happy (for…

Day 22 – 3 Memories from childhood

Dear Diary, Day 22 is something. It is Sunday, for one. It was the day I spent in the city with my daughter. It is a day for being mum to 16 year old…. NO WAY. It is for being 16 year old I think I’ve mentioned in one of my post that I never…

Day 21 – Dream Date

Dear Diary, I was driving my daughter to Russian School this morning and was thinking up a post. I wanted to write something hard an heavy and life-affirming or dismantling, along the lines of ‘shards of independence’. I wanted to write something about how sick and damaged our world is that it takes so much…