Category Archives: General musings

So many words

I find my voice when I’m with you. Me who thought there were no words left to say. Yet with you somehow the words don’t seem to be enough. I want to tell you my every waking thought, my dreams … Continue reading

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Enjoying extended adolescence a.k.a. the mid-life itch

I am surrounded at the moment by people going through the “itch”. Call it what you will – its like a quarter/mid-life crisis of sorts where suddenly you feel the huge urge to peel away your skin and emerge like … Continue reading

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A dollar a day

Almost half the world’s population lives on less than a dollar a day. Sobering thought…and it makes me wonder when I whine that I can’t buy a certain pair of shoes or can’t go on a particular holiday, can I do more? … Continue reading

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I am still here

I love Langston Hughes’ Still here. It epitomises the die hard, not going anywhere attitude that I see all around me. Its this sort of in your face refusal to give up that makes our lives so rich…love it! I’ve … Continue reading

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Tiger Mommy

I am not going to go into analysing whether Tiger Mommy Amy Chua is right or wrong in how she raises her little “tiglets”. I will however say this – the whole article got me thinking about my approach to … Continue reading

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Hello world!

  “Serenity is not freedom from the storm, but peace amid the storm”  Unknown   And a woman spoke, saying, “Tell us of Pain.” And he said: Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Even … Continue reading

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