This week two years ago was the happiest and scariest week of my life. We had the first performance of 'The Addams Family', but we also received news of dad's aneurysm and Malta's first COVID-19 case. The past two years have literally been life altering, but I believe that I've really grown from these experiences.
Scribbling through insomnia
Since writing the post about my dad, it’s been incredibly difficult to write down my thoughts. Thoughts are constantly flooding my overthinking brain. It’s just been incredibly difficult to express myself. These are some incredibly raw emotions that I finally managed to express, that clearly show the vulnerability I’ve been experiencing over the past weeks. Hopefully it’s the start to regaining my writing mojo.
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 →
Making small moments count
As we’ve already established, I celebrated my birthday this week (and the 10th survival anniversary, for those of you who haven’t read about that yet). I have been lucky enough to grow up enjoying quite ‘elaborate’ celebrations for my birthday. I am always on the lookout for occasions to ‘celebrate’ - throw a party, host... Continue Reading →
The one that stole my heart
Just over two years ago a little baby girl changed my world beyond my imagination and stole the biggest part of my heart. The arrival of this mega change to my life came as quite a surprise though. Here’s the story... I had dogs at home for most of my life as I was growing... Continue Reading →
Grateful for simple things in harder times
Let’s be honest, the situation we're currently living in was unexpected and hit most of us hard. All our lives we hear about wars and illness and poverty, and in our minds those are things that happen in remote countries and to other people. The island seems to enclose us in a sort of protective... Continue Reading →