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Archive: 04 2011

Facing up to my anxiety - Royal Wedding style

There is a movement across England that promotes street parties. These parties are seen as a way to bring communities together (sorta like a twitter party - for instance, the #tellhermovement twitter party on May 5th! Plug alert!), and from what I’ve heard, they work fairly well. One friend of mine helped… Read More


Joy Is Often Found In The Little Things

TJ and I truly enjoyed our mornings. We liked sitting on the patio in the morning, drinking coffee and chatting about our plans for the day. We had been together for over 15 years and drinking coffee together in the morning had always been a ritual for us. There was a point when TJ was on steroids and going… Read More

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'Just Do It'

As I type this, I am sitting in the loft bedroom of my friend's house in London where I am spending a few days recovering from the worst of the jet lag before my Friday night flight to Cape Town, South Africa. What a change from a year ago when I could barely get off the couch as I recovered from my fourth… Read More


Courage is Not the Absence of Fear

What scares you the most in your life? Is it losing someone you love? Something happening to your kids? Getting diagnosed with Cancer? Experiencing a reoccurrence of that cancer? With only five days left until I board my flight to London en route to Africa, I have plenty of fears to keep me up late into the… Read More

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Savouring The Little Things….

The mist hangs snugly over the trees and the buzz of the dishwasher competes with the roar of the surf. I stare at a lone figure who balances on a pile of rocks on the other side of the glassy sand. My Hunter Rain Boots call to me from the front door, encouraging me to finish writing so I can flip up my hood… Read More

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