The Gift of Kintsugi: A Love Letter

Dearest Golden Repair    Broken pieces have always found their way into my life. It’s no wonder I love my mosaic mirror so… Yet another gift and reminder that I am so very loved. Funny that. And stories that tell of gathering up the scattered fragments of the world, like the Myth of the Shattering […]

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The Gift of a Beautiful Life: A Love Story

Many moons ago, when I was but a bright-eyed and bushy-tailed university student, I was faced with the case of Virginia Woolf. In preparation for a lecture, we were to watch The Hours for a semblance of insight into the life and times of the writer. I had read Mrs Dalloway and Orlando, and found […]

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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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