“Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.” André Gide I could see the woman in her thirties walking down the street and then I heard her thoughts. Though she seemed to be outwardly successful, they weren’t happy ones and certainly not loving but brutally critical of herself and judgemental of others. That was me… Read More In Celebration of Small Things:Self-Compassion
“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill I find it hard to believe that four months have elapsed since I came to Hobart. Four amazing months of personal growth, insights, adventures, releasing the past, soothing feline companionship, appreciation of nature in all her dazzling forms, making new connections and… Read More A Fond Farewell
When people say they have been to a place what do they really mean? Followed the guides and guidebooks? Had a pleasant enough time? I’m interested in what we bring to a place and how willing we are to allow its energy to infuse us, to touch ùs.It really doesn’t matter what the guidebooks tell… Read More Spirit of Place
Animals heal us. Just by being who they are, living in their essence in the present moment, they teach us to be our natural selves and enjoy life. They also teach us about unconditional love and how letting go is always a part of that state. Animal companionship is a big part of the joy… Read More Healing animals
” One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing.” Henry Miller I’m not one for superficial travel; the idea of living in a hotel and visiting sights or sites with the help of a local guide is not my idea of a rich travel experience. You are seeing what others have… Read More Tourist or Local?