Before & After

A friend of mine remarked the other day that I seem to see my life thus far as a before and after, a life split in twine, with the person I used to be before my mental breakdown at the not-so-tender age of 29, and the me afterwards. The thing is, certain life events can […]

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The Gift of a Kiss: A Love Story

My balcony affords me many things… A place to try and colour my thumbs green (sadly with sometimes tragic consequences)… A place from which to cloud gaze and merrily observe birds in flight… A place from which to admire my beloved stone church as its stained glass windows punctuate the dark… A place to whittle […]

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The Gift of Good Food: A Love Story

I could’ve been no older than twelve when I had my first taste of Thai food. Family friends were considering opening their own restaurant and Natti, a powerhouse of a woman in every conceivable way, wanted to get a feel for public opinion when it came to her cooking. And so it was that a […]

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The Gift of Childhood: A Love Story

So a little late for Wednesday Appreciation Day, but yet again, pesky deadlines and paying work. Urgh. Such is life. And I guess that is kind of the point of this post. There are some things that become unavoidable when we grow up. There is work to be done, and the bills sure don’t pay […]

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