Tag Archives: joy

Weekly Photo Challenge: Inspiration 

  As I trawled through my photos of sunsets, mountains, gardens, trees and sea to find one that would best depict the inspiration I derive from nature’s beauty, I came across this one. This is my chair that I knew I … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Ephemeral

In the blink of an eye they are no longer children. Oh to capture and hold on to those ephemeral moments of childish joy and fearlessness of the world.

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Wordless Wednesday: Summer vacation

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Having the time of my life

The second of January is always a day of reflection for me. It was on this day thirty-five years ago that I underwent an above-knee amputation for bone cancer; the day my life dramatically changed course. This was followed by … Continue reading

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Baby, you’re a firework

I am so excited for tomorrow. Tomorrow I get to take my 10-year old baby to his first ever concert, to see an artist he has loved for years – Katy Perry. I remember several years ago, him sitting for … Continue reading

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Lunchtime teleporting

Today at lunchtime I travelled to Pambula River. It might have been 576 km away by car, but I was there for 20 short minutes, basking in the warmth and sunshine. Today’s mindfulness session at work asked us to use … Continue reading

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Another day amongst the daffodils

Originally posted on Things I have learnt today:
Chemo week and my fourth day of sitting on the verandah in the late winter sun watching the daffodils in full bloom.  I can also see them from lying in my bed…

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