Category Archive: gratitude

Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness

It is my first week back at work after a Christmas and New Years holiday that went by far too quickly. The first few days …

 

The black sheep of the family

The black sheep of the family

Who, at some point, hasn’t thought that they might be the black sheep of the family? You know, that one person in the family that …

 

Everything is not as it seems

Everything is not as it seems

The New Zealand flag was flying proudly over the Beehive this afternoon. Blues skies. Life is good. No poverty, no depression, the economy is on the up-and-up. Land …

 

The passengers are back

The passengers are back

A few days in from the official start of the working year and more and more people are gradually returning to work. We used to take …

 

Three red cars

Three red cars

“On my way to school I watch the cars going past the bus and remember their colours. 3 red cars in a row mean that it …

 

The golden weather

The golden weather

Today is the last of our summer break. Holidays used up for the moment, time to move on with the year. Needless to say it’s …

 

Never too old

Never too old

“One rule of the game, in most times and places, is that it’s the young who are beautiful. The beauty ideal is always a youthful …

 

The neighbour

The neighbour

A neighbour of ours died yesterday. She lived next door. Down the street, on another block, in the next suburb, across town. In the next city …

 

Home sweet home

Home sweet home

I’m flying into Wellington, and it looks like home to me. When I was a kid it was where the zoo and the museum was. At high …

 

Message in a jar

Message in a jar

1 January 2015 Dear whoever you are For many months now my husband Lynsey has been asking me to write to you. He informed me that his …