Category Archive: wellbeing

Gold in the gutter

Gold in the gutter

Recently I was exposed to a situation where I felt poor. This is utterly ridiculous, because I’m anything but poor. I am a very long way from …

 

Stalking yourself

Stalking yourself

We’re always running away from ourselves. No-one wants to be that goofy kid they used to be. Except perhaps those who were child prodigies, or …

 

I’m your man

I’m your man

Back in December, we were lucky enough to be able to witness Leonard Cohen in concert. I think we were amongst the youngest people in …

 

Message in a bottle

Message in a bottle

Walked out this morning Don’t believe what I saw A hundred billion bottles Washed up on the shore Seems I’m not alone at being alone …

 

Sea fever

Sea fever

I’ve never been a great swimmer, but I do love being near the water. It’s the edges and margins that attract me, rock pools in …

 

Feeling flabulous

Feeling flabulous

Some days just leave you with just a little less bounce than you might’ve imagined, or wanted. Maybe the sun isn’t shining as it should/could, maybe …

 

Fear and loathing

Fear and loathing

Some days, some things, fill you with absolute revulsion. You know you don’t want to do it, but you do. It was everything you thought …

 

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. …

 

Wummer

Wummer

The long anticipated warmth and energy associated with summer hasn’t eventuated this year. Actually, it feels a bit like we are living in the Selfish …

 

Around the world in seven days

Around the world in seven days

We make a fair amount of our food mostly from scratch. It very often is a collaborative effort between us as well. Our kitchen isn’t …