Tag Archives: life

Making your own days

It’s funny how one thing leads to another don’t you think. I spoke with dear Peter Willis (Peter’s picture above) this week and was reminded of his verve and energy for life, which is precious. Perhaps this is even more … Continue reading

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Stitches and stories

Sometimes the past comes to life like a gift, and today was like that for me. I have heard and read stories about WW2 all my life. It was such a major part of life for my parents’ generation. Dad’s … Continue reading

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Mum goes swimming

My mother was afraid of the water for most of her life. I think she had been dunked in the creek one too many times by her older brothers when she was young, and never really recovered. It was very … Continue reading

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As time goes by

A week or so ago I went to see Vince Jones who was playing at Festival Theatre. It was a last minute decision and I had a great night. It was excellent in itself, with Vince singing arrangements of Van … Continue reading

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Light/life

Kathy, my dear friend and cheer squad member – and poetry lover – told me on Friday that Mary Oliver, that fine US poet, has died. She writes (or wrote) moving and beautiful poetry, often about nature, and her work … Continue reading

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D.

This post was written in draft some time ago. It references an event at Sophia that I wrote about here, and is really a little tribute to someone I worked with who has now died. I tussle with writing about … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

I am in Auburn again, and have been doing my daily walks around the town each day. This has had me thinking about the paths we take (that old metaphor of life as a journey), and how to spice things … Continue reading

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