A letter to daddy who left us two weeks ago, as we're adjusting our lives to learn how to live without him. Nothing can fill the empitness in our hearts right now. Daddy, Where do I begin? I’m not meant to be writing this... not for another 20 to 30 years at least. Words usually... Continue Reading →
Hi there! Wow. I can’t believe I’m actually doing this. If I’d written a post every time I thought about starting a blog, I think I could have written a trilogy novel by now. But I guess it’s never too late!
It has been a while since my last post, but I've been 'busy' going through some life changing experiences, and settling into new beginnings. Forever grateful for the opportunities life presents at moments when we least expect them. Photo credit: Domenic Aquilina
At times life throws random experiences in our paths and it is up to us whether to take them on and try something new, or just ignore them and stick to our usual routine. So what did life have to offer in the past weeks?
Another letter to Dad, this time as I’m trying to get through my first Father’s Day without him. I can never be grateful enough for all that he’s given me in life. The pain has not got any better 9 months after losing him, and I’m still not ready to live without him.
I had started writing this post last year, but never actually published it. Reason being that I couldn’t imagine how difficult a day like this is for anyone who lost a mother, isn’t close or on good terms with their mother, is trying to become a mother, or has lost a child. After losing daddy 8 months ago though, I truly feel that we should celebrate our parents and their endless love for us, every day of our lives.
Over the past weeks women have been speaking about a fear they’ve been experiencing for most of their life. You might tell me, more of this? We’re sick of hearing the same thing over and over again. Perhaps I should have posted this a couple of weeks ago, but perhaps not, because we shouldn’t let... Continue Reading →
One this day last year, a not so brave woman finally found the courage to take a risk and put herself, and some of her crazy thoughts ‘out there’. After years of deliberation and months of preparation, and with assistance and a big push from two amazing friends, I finally hit the publish button and... Continue Reading →
I know I don’t look particularly fit or athletic, but at this point, this is therapy. Pixie thoroughly enjoys the sessions too. (It’s taking a lot of courage for me to post these images.) This week I shared one of the biggest challenges I’ve been struggling with for most of my life. I described how... Continue Reading →
This is what it looks like on the outside. This ‘invisible disability’ has been, and will continue to be, one of the biggest challenges in my life. It is incredibly difficult to live in constant pain, and thoughts of the future, knowing that the pain will only intensify are an absolute nightmare. Here’s a little glimpse into one of my biggest vulnerabilities and struggles.
What started out as an exercise to reflect on my blogging and writing skills, led to the idea of creating a series of reflective posts. In a year when theatre and the arts were practically halted to a standstill globally, I had to take a minute to reflect on how lucky I’ve been to get the opportunity to take the stage several times this year.