These were discovered in a toilet stall at a young people's theatre. The writings really spoke to me, and I had to photograph them. I wonder where these kids are now; whether they are still performing? I hope that they all have grand lives and I thank them for their ponderings. 'Acting isn't about putting... Continue Reading →
It is with dismay and disbelief that the following came up on my news feed yesterday. Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation, providing early intervention services to 12-25 year old's. The centres are located in major cities, as well as regional and rural areas of Australia. They don't look like a mental health... Continue Reading →
Here is a little selection of the stories I have been doing over at Siren Empire. I hope you enjoy them! Here is what to do if you are caught by an energy-zapper! This is what it felt like to be in a coma. Clothes, Shopping and Image. How to embrace anger. When alcohol becomes... Continue Reading →
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A satirical look on the epidemic that is 'Glitter Lung'. A dear friend has a fantastic blog about home schooling her daughter. Check it out! This dear little fellow will give your day a lift; I guarantee it! These portraits of fish brimming with personality will leave you in awe.
I have always had a healthy cynicism regarding the positive thinking movement. I think most survivors do, having repeatedly heard such chestnuts as "forget the past, look to the future." I once took a call at a luncheon from the IVF scientist in charge of taking care of my two precious embryos. They informed... Continue Reading →
I couldn’t have said it better than Getting Real with PTSD.
My thoughts keep turning today to the massacre in Florida and the family and friends of those so cruelly murdered. Their grief is unfathomable. I just wanted to take some time on my blog to grieve with them. We, as a nation, are seeing the photos of your loved ones’ faces and letting them imprint on our hearts.
My daughter and I attended the wedding of a dear friend a short while ago. It was fortunately scheduled exactly a week before wild weather flooded our area, making road closures necessary. In the spirit of the couple, the wedding was held inside a barn, and had a rustic, low-key vibe. There was even a... Continue Reading →
I won't go into the details of the crime, other than to say that the offender was sentenced to a paltry six months in prison, though looks set to serve only three. When I read how his father sprang to his defense, and attempted to minimize his actions, I couldn't believe it. Here is the... Continue Reading →