Category Archive: seeing

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 …

 

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 …

 

The perfect storm

The perfect storm

“The shower creates the perfect storm for the perfect idea.” – Mental Floss The instant the water touches my skin my whole being changes. Calmness descends and …

 

Searching for muchness

Searching for muchness

MAD HATTER (accusing): “You’re not the same as you were before. You were much more … much more muchier … you’ve lost your muchness.” ALICE: “My …

 

Patchwork window

Patchwork window

If only this window could talk I bet it would have quite some story to tell. It reminds me of a patchwork quilt. I love everything …

 

Heart beat

Heart beat

Our kitchen is unlikely to feature in any fashionable magazine. Ever. It’s not that kind of place. No, our kitchen is more likely to be found …

 

Twos are like esses

Twos are like esses

“And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.” ― John Steinbeck, East of Eden I noticed these numbers the other day …