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Cancer. We’ll talk about it once and never mention it again.

It’s amazing how long one can stare at the screen. The words and stoicism for this post didn’t come till now and the terror still hasn’t stopped, and, mainly, coming to the decision to publish this at all, AT ALL, has been a long…

December 19, 2014

Why is a woman like a hollyhock?

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about why I write this blog. A friend once said that it’s all nonsense. That my life…no-one’s life is like the pages of this blog, all sunshine and lovely images and happy outcomes. I think the words he…

July 31, 2013

Round here on a Monday morning

Everything is gray and it’s a bit chilly in the house. I didn’t sleep very well last night and I think the barometric pressure has dropped because I’m feeling a bit headachy. Everyone is out except for the cats and me and I’m just…

January 28, 2013

This was a good idea

On this rainy, rainy Tuesday it seemed like a good idea to bake some banana-walnut bread. It was!…

April 3, 2012

Finding peace

Yesterday, on a typical rainy and windy Pacific day, I walked down the path to the ocean with a heavy heart, eyes cast down to the soggy path. At one point I looked up and saw fresh green moss. A bit further, the forest…

March 29, 2012