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Life and The World

In The Stillness Of The Morning

Spring flowers, birds waking in seeping darkness, my family sleeps. Silently, I start another day on this blue planet. Despite all of the things that are broken, in the world, and, in myself, I wake with hope. I hold it in my hands like a fragile seed, sprinkling warmth across it’s shell, seeing it bloom…

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Thoughts on Power, Diversity and Kindness

So many of the current problems in our world could be resolved with a few simple things – truly embracing difference and diversity, kindness, empathy, courage, compassion, hope and optimism, realising there’s enough for everyone if we change how things work, caring about future generations, letting go of fear, listening, especially to First Nations Peoples,…

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On The Inside Looking Out

dealing with type 1 diabetes

Duality, of these Glass walls, Created by my Body, and Mind. Growing, Ever taller, Ever thicker. They hold me  Safe, in this Space. They hold me Back, in this Prison. I look out Across a movie, of Life. Like my Cat Watching me, Through the Kitchen Window. Knowing, I could Reach out, Jump back in,…

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Sometimes, You Just Need to Breathe

Sometimes, you just need to breathe. You need to go to the sea, where the world becomes a dome of silver and blue, and the horizon never ends. You yearn to touch the soft, gritty sand, beneath your feet, between your toes, to become weightless, as you float in the salty water, face turned to…

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Faces of Hope and Optimism

This is me aged about 3 years old with my beautiful Mama. I had no idea what wonderful and terrible things would come in my life. Nobody does. At 52, my life is rich, and, if I stop to remember, there are just so many experiences and people and adventures. There’s also the quietness and…

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