The title of this post is somewhat misleading, as I never actually “dated” in my twenties, so really it should simply be: Dating: some observations. But I am thirty, and I am dating, and so here we are. I amused / terrified myself recently by counting how many months I spent single in my twenties. […]
New Year’s Eve 2015. A warm, playful night on the deck at home in Western Australia. I turn to my friend Janine and say “I’m done with alcohol, I’m not going to drink for awhile” and I mean it and I do it and I have only a glass of wine between that night and […]
Happy new month, happy new moon! I’m writing this in my favourite cafe, a skip along the canal from my flat and I’m drinking a soy latte that I’ll probably regret at 10pm tonight when I can’t sleep. Rebel? You know it. Today I’ve got some personal updates for you, an invitation to work with me […]
“The highest prize we can receive for creative work is the joy of being creative. Creative effort spent for any other reason than the joy of being in that light filled space, love, God, whatever we want to call it, is lacking in integrity. . .” – Maryanne Williamson
There’s been a billion-and-one reasons why the last two weeks without any social media has positively impacted my life. A few poignant ones have been:
+ More space and time. For real writing. For creating (for you). For my man. For me.
+ Joy-inspired creativity. Writing and publishing here, on the blog, without the scrambling energy of social media: to see who has commented/liked/shared… Engaging in creative work, purely for the joy of it.
+ De-cluttering. Transitioning to working full-time from home and having my sexy man move in a few months ago, has meant that things have become a little, ahhhh, congested.
It has been way too long between The Gratitude Files posts, I know! Every time I go to write one, I feel like there are so many things to catch up on/tell you about, that I get totally overwhelmed and it just doesn’t happen. So I’m just going to shine light on two things on my geez life is awesome list right now. (And I promise a more regular update!)