Category Archives: The things you remember …

Reading …

… update … it has not been how I have spent my days, started that beautiful book but the aching beauty has proved too much to keep going, it was too close to home in so many ways, will dip … Continue reading

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The Rain room was …

… wet. It was a smokey evening, warm and filled with excitement. Seven kids in tow, who were so excited and did not really understand slow and meditative. We walked slowly droplets got us, but then a child whizzed by … Continue reading

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I love …

… rice bubbles, especially as a late night snack!

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Then tonight …

… I had dinner at Pop Up Buddha in Federation Square with my friend Kaz. We have been friends for maybe 17 or 18 years, we met at work, took one look at each other and decided to keep each … Continue reading

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Beaches …

… I have sat on two this last week. A wander to Safety Beach for the day, feeling the sand between my toes, sitting in the shade reading my book, watching the kids explore, then walking in rock pools and … Continue reading

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A summer weekend in Rome

Many years ago I was on a long holiday … I wandered around parts of Europe enjoying not working after many years of working in schools. This was my first lot of Long Service Leave, a chance to holiday the … Continue reading

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So today …

… I went to a memorial service for a 49 year old woman who I knew, she was a parent of students at my previous school. It was a celebration of who she was but also terribly sad. Twenty seven … Continue reading

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Spiralling …

… that familiar feeling, that low level anxiety that used to always live with me, impacting my daily life and my thoughts about myself, my work and my life. That feeling that I did not even recognise as anxiety. It … Continue reading

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A late walk …

… the sky was blue, the sun was still shining and I was smiling. It is daylight saving time – the best time of the year!

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The week ahead …

… needs to be filled with mindfulness, walking and distraction.      

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