Tag: love

Unicorns

Unicorns

I cannot imagine how anyone came up with the idea of a unicorn. The idea is not new, unicorns have been around for a least a couple of thousand years, and may even predate that.

 

Changes

Changes

Do we simply become so hard hearted that nothing can hurt us or do we somehow tear away our carapace and become like a sweet, tender baby? I don’t know that I can risk that, as much as the idea appeals. >>> More…

 

Second chances

Second chances

More than a year has gone past since I last wrote here. I want to say it’s been a terrible year. But that’s not entirely true. The Hallmark sickly sweet side of me wants to pretend everything wants to say it turned out fantastic but that’s not entirely true either. The truth is the earth continued to rotate and the sun appeared in roughly the usual place and time, and life unrolled as it has for the last 100 million days.

 

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 …

 

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 …

 

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 …

 

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 …

 

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 …

 

Wellington burst like a bomb…

Wellington burst like a bomb…

“Then out of the tunnel and Wellington burst like a bomb. It opened like a flower, was lit up like a room, explained itself exactly, …

 

The power of a hug

The power of a hug

When I was given the task of drawing my mother and I doing something together, my automatic response was to draw us cleaning or doing …