Archive for May 2020
Ready to Hit the Road? Memories of the Kimberley
When seasoned caravanners refer to the Gibb River Rd,, they do so reverently as one would treat a Rite of Passage. It seems that nobody treats you with respect until you have “done the Gibb River”. I wondered how one road could have so much to rave about. Having discovered the Gibb River Road for myself I can now understand why. There are incredible things to see and do all along the way.Read More
Ready to Return to the “Normal” World?
As some of us prepare to recommence our “normal” lives, we do so tentatively. For none of us knows what lies ahead. But we have been given time to examine the world, rethink our values and decide what is really important. What an opportunity to learn from our mistakes and build a better world based on different values!Read More
Accepting what we Cannot Change
You may question why would I want to accept a situation instead of fighting against it or trying to find a solution? Acceptance is not simply passive resignation. It is acknowledging that things are as they are without making judgement.Read More
Being Perceptive in Testing Times
When a change in perception takes place, the facts do not change. Their meaning does. Perception influences how we understand the facts and how we respond to them.Read More
What is the Magic of Three?
Have you ever wondered about the significance of the number three? I will give you three minutes to think about it and you can describe your answer for me in three words.Read More
Who Stole the Buddha?
The reality is that someone did steal my Buddha in the form of a small but solid concrete garden ornament. As I do not usually spend much time on the front porch, it took me a while to realise it was missing. Ironically during the Corona lockdown, I have been spending more time in the front garden putting in seedlings and giving my garden more care than is usual. While teddy bears gazed out of my front windows, I was busily decorating the tree on my verge with rainbows and hearts to spread the love and share it with the many neighbours walking, jogging or cycling past our house.Read More
Why Pay Attention to Smaller Details in Life?
Paying attention to detail is an act of connection. It is also a form of healing for we will never feel unutterably alone if we are paying attention to people and things around us.Read More