Grumpy and I have had a bumpy road at times. We had a few years where it was a daily struggle to stay married, and the prospect of splitting up loomed heavily on the horizon. We made it through those days, and staying together seems to be the only option for us,… More 12 Things I Have Learned in 12 Years of Marriage
I did not sail away to China, in a little row boat to find you. And it just so happens my laundry was already clean. I did, however, have a series of strange and comforting sleepy/wakey dreams that I’ve always equivocated to some sort of spirituality or foresight. I am a very spiritual creature. Partly… More Last Night I had the Strangest Dream
The big, and very sad news around New Zealand right now is the loss of one of New Zealand’s greatest sporting legends. Jonah Lomu passed away yesterday at the age of 40. He left this life early in the morning, after a long and public battle with an aggressive kidney disease. The nation is… More Grace
Source: I am NOT Helpless!
(This is my Chime in on Terrorism and Feeling Helpless) Last week was, as usual, a total rollercoaster. Our eldest has been suffering through some mystery illness that manifests in discomfort, fatigue and terrible cracked and bleeding eczema sores. So we took him into the doctor for blood tests, and we will be seeing a… More I am NOT Helpless!
It is 9:35am on a Monday. I am still in my dressing gown and the older children have all gone to school while the baby is with my dad at mainly music in the village. Feeling absolutely exhausted. Also, undeniably full of joy and gratitude, and this, along with the support and kindness our family… More Meek Monday Meanderings from Me
Love is in the Air Spring has arrived on the shimmering shores of Aotearoa. The days are getting longer, the sunshine is getting stronger; birds have even joined in with slightly sweeter spring songs shared joyfully amidst the blooming flowers and trees wherever I wander. Love is in the air, and HEAPS of people are… More Spring has Sprung. Many Epic New Romances Have Begun!