Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I would love to see one exquisite picture every day. But more often than not, every other day… week… or month, will have to do. […]
Nomad turns two today! I published my first blog post on WordPress on 23 May 2017. It was my take on that question. THE question that people of colour are often asked: Where do you come from? I still, to this day, do mental gymnastics trying to work out how best to answer it. The […]
We were out and about in Chatswood campaigning. It was part of my fellowship program. Sweet kid. He wore the campaign t-shirt and manned the stall for a little bit because he loves me. And because he knew it was important. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday!
It’s a simple game of tic-tac-toe. What could possibly go wrong? Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #50: Simple
It was a lovely day for me yesterday. Busy. But one that made me grateful for my son and his father. They spent Friday afternoon after school walking the shops looking for the perfect present for me. Our son gave it to me as soon as he woke. The sun was rising outside and staining […]
Do you ever get the urge to just get in your car and go? For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday.
Sometimes peace comes unexpectedly. You can be waiting for your peanut butter and jam sandwich at a cafe when you spy a table plant quietly minding its business. The surrounding noise melts away and you’re left smiling at this little plant for a moment or two. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #49: Peaceful
Loved the unexpected interplay of pink, white and grey! “Mum what are you doing??” asks my bewildered son. Sometimes love, you just have to stop and snap the road. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday!
It just takes a moment. Then they are launched into the air! Taken at the Easter Show some time ago… Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #48: Launch
For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday.
It never snows here. It just gets dark earlier. Some winters are rainy. Other winters are mild and dry. I am looking forward to the colder days. I loved the crisp winter air and big warm coats when I was growing up in Hobart. But it doesn’t get as cold here in Sydney. Via the […]
On 7 September 2015, thousands of people gathered in Hyde Park for a common purpose. The war in Syria was at its height. Five days before, the world saw an image of a little boy washed up on the shore on our social media feeds and television screens. He had drowned at sea fleeing the […]