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Why I Hope Ruby Will Stop Painting Soon.

I didn’t know whether to yell at her or weep at the chaos she was causing. Paint was flying in all directions, all over my dropsheets, all over the uncovered …

The Blank Canvas.

I started making art eighteen years ago. I started painting in front of groups of students ten years ago. Facing a blank canvas can be extremely intimidating, but years of …

Volcanoes and Green Lizards.

Yesterday I walked up the tallest mountain in the world. And it wasn’t that hard. A bit of panting, a few stops to rest and boom – I saw Akaka …

Resistance is Futile

We’ve been made fun of for decades, but Trekkies around the world recognise this phrase, first uttered by the Borg sometime in the 24th century… 🙂 Resistance is futile. Yet …

This took a ton of courage. But you made it ok 🙂

I’ve just experienced another milestone. It was five years ago on May 16th, at 8.06pm, that my lovely Gregory slipped away from this world after a four year battle with …

That LOST and FOUND Department of Life.

  Next week will mark the 5th anniversary of Greg’s passing. The 5th year without that peerless man, with whom I shared my life for nearly thirty years. Each time …

The Thing About April

April is a special month for me. It’s the month that both my mother and my daughter were born: Shantha and Mary, one born sixty-six years and sixteen days after the …

The Potent Power of Unkindness

The Potent Power of Unkindness I stood in the hardware store with tears streaming down my face and blood trickling down my finger. I had been loading huge, heavy sheets …

On this International Day of Happiness…

  Today is The International Day of Happiness. I discovered that just this morning. Ironically, I’ve also been engaged in a short but furious battle with myself that’s been making …

Walking on Red Dirt

    “Courage is being scared to death . . . and saddling up anyway.” –John Wayne On my morning walks, it almost always occurs to me how difficult it …

To Boldly Go

I was sitting in a hall with hundreds of people. Suddenly, Greg walked in,  young and strong and alive. Within seconds he had the audience in the palm of his hands, …

Announcing a BRAND NEW WORKSHOP!

Wouldn’t it be great if approached our days with Clarity and Calm? If we had a blueprint for our journey forward instead of kind of lurching from one challenge to the …

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