Farewell, Queen Elizabeth II

It was a rainy day in London today with sudden bursts of sunshine. I was working from home when my colleague informed us that the Queen was gravely ill. I turned on the TV and realised that the BBC had stopped broadcasting its usual programs and was now continuously covering the story. It started as... Continue Reading →

Superbloom at the Tower of London

Spent the day walking through flower fields at the Tower of London. The day was warm. The sun was shining. It was a beautiful summer day. The flowers will grow there from June to September, changing during the summer and blooming at different times. For Six Word Saturday

History and passion of Africa fashion

Went to a fantastic exhibition at the V&A about fashion from the African continent. Dynamic and diverse as the different countries, the exhibition explored how politics and history manifested in its fashion scene. Creativity and fashion allows us to write our own narratives. They are spaces for people who have a vision for the continent... Continue Reading →

The gum tree

"Do you want to go back?" he asks me one summer afternoon. We were strolling through a park at the time. I knew my husband wasn't asking about returning to our flat. Back to our teenage son who passed on a walk with his parents. "I could stay here a long time. It's completely up... Continue Reading →

The Chandelier of Grief, Yayoi Kusama

It was a beautiful exhibition at the Tate Modern. The artist has been living in a mental health hospital since the 1970s. I fight pain, anxiety, and fear every day, and the only method I have found that relieves my illness is to keep creating art. I followed the thread of art and somehow discovered... Continue Reading →

Love is…

My son is off at camp. My husband will be home from work after midnight. I am home alone, reading a book that is moving me to tears. It's a collection of love stories. A crazy Australian writer spent some time on a busy Brisbane street with a typewriter and recorded stories that came walking... Continue Reading →

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