Monthly Archives: March 2015

3 months of learning

I can’t wait for our break. A quarter of the year is behind us. It feels like it has passed by far too quickly. At times it feels like I have not achieved anything yet, and all that has happened … Continue reading

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Our Quarterly Break

Sometimes we just need to breath out, kick back and take a break from the daily routine of life. That is exactly what Tania and I are going to do next weekend. Three months into the year and time for … Continue reading

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Secure in my role

Part of being separated means that I don’t get to see my children every day. Before the new living arrangements we would only get to spend two weeknights and every alternate weekend together. Fortunately we now get more time together … Continue reading

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Every day is a holiday

When Tania returned from New York at the beginning of last year we decided that it was time that the two of us set a theme for ourselves. We live in a beautiful part of the world and people travel … Continue reading

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an open appeal to my step-daughter’s mom

Herewith an open letter written by my partner. The love and support Tania has shown is amazing. It has been a difficult few months, but the challenges have cemented us together and brought about a level of emotional connection that … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones

One of the comments I received in response to a post was from my cousin Tennille. In her comment she very rightly stated: “It’s funny how we are taught that nursery rhyme “sticks and stones will break my bones but … Continue reading

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Shift in our consciousness

Every now and then we face a life experience that causes a shift in our consciousness. Some of these experiences may be instantaneous like a first kiss, whilst others might play out over a long period of time, kind of … Continue reading

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The risk of writing

Today was a tiring day emotionally. However it was a good day. There is something powerful about allowing oneself to be vulnerable. I find that writing and drawing allow me to open myself. The danger lies hidden all over. Will people … Continue reading

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Crack me open

Another weekend has passed us by, and what should have been a memorable weekend enjoying my daughters 7th birthday was memorable for a host of other reasons, some which have definitely not been enjoyable. Before I go on, I would … Continue reading

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The Pinata

We are four more sleeps away from my daughters seventh birthday. There is much excitement brewing and it feels as if we have been in countdown mode since the day after Christmas. Whilst shopping for some party decorations today I … Continue reading

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