Category Archive: memories

Blue notes

Blue notes

My mum was born on February 1 – today was her birthday. She died a couple of years back, and I still miss her very …

 

My rock

My rock

An unexpected by-product of undertaking postgraduate study was to meet my soul mate. Lynsey is not only my love, he is my rock. He is always …

 

Under African skies

Under African skies

Today was a beautiful sunny day, and the sky was about as blue as it gets. I couldn’t wait to get out of the office …

 

The Lion Catcher

The Lion Catcher

I remember the first time I ever noticed this sculpture I was probably not much more than 8 years old. I asked my dad what …

 

Her story

Her story

On this day thirty six years ago, a newly married couple walked out the doors of this church – St Mary of the Angels in …

 

Memory joggers

Memory joggers

As a young girl I could never understand how my mother could get the names of her children wrong. I am not Diana or Valentina. …

 

A pattern is emerging…

A pattern is emerging…

It always fascinates me how, when I start to become interested in something, suddenly it’s all about me. Call it apophenia or synchronicity, or call …

 

Money can’t buy me love…

Money can’t buy me love…

I’m not so sure – at $2/toy there’s a good deal of cuteness to be had outside the Salvation Army store today. I do love …

 

Doodling

Doodling

Blank white pages challenge me. I love them and I hate them all at the same time. A blank page presents a new canvas to work …

 

The Theatre Spirit

The Theatre Spirit

Once upon a time… I wonder how many great stories start with that line… I once entered a competition to write a fairy tale, in the …