When in Rome

Arrived in Rome after 29 hours of travel (door to door) and the gods were truly smiling by giving me an entire row of four to myself on the first leg. Horizontal sleeping in cattle class on a plane is a little less uncomfortable than vertical sleeping. I had about 7 hours of sorta dozing,…

Judge, jury and executioner

I have been contemplating over the past week or so what it would be like if I didn’t judge a single thing. Not the goings on of the current American President, not the way my friends and family tackle certain aspects of their lives, not the local shop owner who never smiles, not the unfairness…

Winter loves

I find it quite amusing how much time we spend wishing things were different to what they are. In the middle of summer on those stinking hot days we dream of winter and snuggling up under the doona at night. The moment the temperature drops and boots and woolies get pulled from our cupboards, we…

Will the tears stop?

Have you ever had that feeling that if you started to cry that you might not ever stop? I have that feeling at the moment and I’m not even sure why because everything in my life is so ridiculously, insanely amazing right now. And I mean AMAZING! I have not a single reason to be…

Learning to relax

I am finally learning to master the art of relaxation. My need to be constantly on the move – doing, seeing, experiencing, working, striving… is falling away. Replaced by a contentedness (is that even a word) with simplicity. We are now day 6 of our Thailand trip and the past two days have been spent…