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Life as a Jenga tower

Life as a Jenga tower

Lying on my bed this afternoon I said to mum, “sometimes I wonder if I will ever feel right.” Time can slow right down sometimes, can’t it? You feel like ‘now’ is all there will ever be. You forget what it felt like to be able to move...
Am I ok? Are you?

Am I ok? Are you?

So today is RUOK? Day, a day I’ve always felt a little conflicted about. First of all I hate the abbreviation because I will always read it as ruok and it seems like a weird biblical place name or something (oh – no I know what it is, I hear it as ruach, the...
At home

At home

Today was an outside kind of day. It was one of those glorious Tasmanian spring days, with a bit of coolness to the air but beautiful vitamin-D-endowing sun streaming down. I put on my gardening clothes and my big dirty boots and basically just pottered around in the...
Plates and spoons and other things

Plates and spoons and other things

It’s really hard to ask for help and really hard to stop. Really, really hard. Especially if you are the sort of person who keeps a lot of plates spinning usually, and likes being someone who can be relied upon. It’s humbling to let each plate stop...
Out of order

Out of order

I don’t know if my memory is fritzing just because of having been under stress for so long without a break? Or from not having to hang on to the day to day mental load suddenly? But it’s really on the blink. I was just trying to write down in my diary what I’ve done...
Brainiac

Brainiac

It’s been one week since I went on leave (now have the BNL song in my head of course and side note, I loved this band in the late 90s but had never seen that music video on the above link or known what they looked like…I don’t think I missed much). Well a little...