The best and worst thing about life. It goes on.

When I was 22 my brother died in a car accident. His death left a hole in my heart that will never be filled and a grief that started stunningly sharp, but slowly (ever so slowly) softened to something bubbling gently below the surface on a permanent basis. Every so often one of those bubbles Continue Reading

Everything changed for me when …

This question should be asked in every interview to every person ever: Everything changed for me when … It was asked of Elle Roberts here and I just loved her answer: I stopped listening to other peoples’ version of success, and started believing in my own. Elle’s thoughts of course Continue Reading

When did exercise become a luxury?

I’m not generally one for listening in on people’s conversations in cafés, but sometimes the proximity and pitch of the voices involved make it hard not to. And on this particular day, the conversation between two women around my age was doubly hard to tune out as it centred around something close Continue Reading

Why I Write

If you read widely in the Aussie blogosphere you’ll have seen a lot of posts running round at the moment titled ‘Why I write.’ {If you’re a writer looking for inspiration, you can view a whole bunch of them at the bottom of this post.} Now my lovely friend Anna tagged me waaaay back in April to Continue Reading