Category Archives: Life, stories & more

Skull and crossbones

Sitting again today in my favorite orthodox colleague’s office as he puts up a drip for my daughter.  A dear kind soul and friend who listened deeply to my story of distress and worry, earlier this past year, when few … Continue reading

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Tribute to a life of courage

A somewhat different post today, but an obituary in the Financial Times weekend paper touched me in a way few have in recent times.  A woman who defied the great might of bullies and organised crime of the modern era … Continue reading

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More about swimming with sharks

Sitting here, at the back of the near empty class room, most of the afternoon, working on my computer, reading the paper…just sitting.  Being a needed presence to my daughter writing thus far the most difficult two exams.  Not really … Continue reading

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Swimming with sharks

This past week has felt somewhat like my last diving experience 20 years ago.  My husband and I had learnt how to dive during our time down under while living in Australia.  We took lessons, did our requisite deep dives … Continue reading

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Stepping on landmines

When war ends, when a surrendering of sorts comes into effect, there is always a time of assessing, gathering, integrating, rebuilding, and finding a way to move forward, to live back into our every day lives.  Sometimes this war has … Continue reading

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Know your ripples

How well do you know the ripples of your life?  Have you paid any attention to them?  How curious are you about the tides that continue to flow and ripple?  The ripples that have gently, and at times not so … Continue reading

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Outside, looking in

September 11th.  Not possible to not write about this day.  A day etched and hardwired into my own memory, as it is in that of so many others.  A day of shock, confusion, grief and loss.  A day that precipitated … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to my musings in general on life as seen through my personal filter.  I make no pretense to know anything.  I write from my own lived experience and knowledge.  Perhaps you may find something to muse about for yourself … Continue reading

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