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Every time I have sat down to do this, no words come. I sit and look at this screen. And nothing. No words. Nought to say. I almost didn’t renew my blog domain. Wrestled a while with all those ‘What’s … Continue reading
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A full stop Goodbye.
Finishing is hard. I definitely have an aversion to full stops. That is why I like these dot dot dot things … You might have noticed I use them a lot… I like to leave things open. Open to possibility. … Continue reading
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Over the noise…of a film.
I would like to spend the rest of my days living in a place so silent – and working at a pace so slow – that I can hear myself living. Alma in Signature of all things. Elizabeth Gilbert. I … Continue reading
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Making a film.
Last year a friend and I made a film. It is funny what can grow from a conversation over a cup of coffee. The conversation went something like this; Friend: I have a great idea. Let’s collaborate on a short … Continue reading
Posted in Malawi Tagged film, life, Malawi, the beautiful, the terrible 1 Comment
I just made a cup of tea. 6 ants floated to the surface and bobbed like buoys. This morning as I went into my underwear drawer a cockroach scuttled across my hand. I do believe it might have actually been … Continue reading
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Sitting with the silence.
We moved house. I needed to simplify. I needed to not drive a 30km round trip to school any more. I needed to not feel overwhelmed by the schedule. I needed to not feel like I needed to drink Gin … Continue reading
Tribe. Two weeks back in Malawi. It is dry. Dusty. A hazy glow rests on the horizon. The land looks crisp and yet the jacaranda blossoms are just emerging as if in defiance to the lands thirst. Just another of … Continue reading
A whatever kind of love.
When you grow up, what would you like to be? A mother or a father with a fine family? You could fly to the moon, Or perhaps to a star, Or simply be loved for whatever you are. When … Continue reading
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Yoga girl vs Eeyore.
VS I want to write more often. Really I do. The thing is, I think people like to read light, humorous, type writing – The kind of writing where the writer see’s everything through a … Continue reading
“Here is the world”
“Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid.” Frederick Buechner Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Do happen. Are happening. This is our world. When I read the news last Tuesday morning I felt … Continue reading
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