• My Mothers Death

    My writings have taken a looong sabbatical. My life grew in unexpected ways. It is no longer just about me anymore. I got married and became a full time Step-parent overnight, I…

  • What is Kundalini Yoga?

    Kundalini Yoga is quite simply, very different from Hatha Vinyasa Yoga. After my first class I felt weird being in my spandex, because Kundalini can be done in a dress, and quite…

  • The Kitchen Table

    This was the table I grew up with, this was the table we sat around as a happy and complete family. It was wooden, a light pine colour, but it wasn’t pine. The chairs around it…

  • Ibiza – Not Just a Party Place

    Believing the end of the world is nigh is deep in the thoughts of every generation: The Rolling stones busted out ‘Gimme Shelter’in the 60’s; Elvis Costello lamented that he…

  • What a Marathon Taught Me

    It was during Paris fashion week in October 2008 that I was triggered into despair and body obsession. I imagine that 90% of people at Fashion week are having some kind of…

  • Quitting the Cigs!

    A year ago today I gave up smoking. Finally. I was one of those vehementally anti smoker kids, mainly because I felt that smoking attributed to the untimely death of my Father…

  • The Problem with Happiness Psychology

    There came a time in my life when I lost sight of what made me happy. People would say, do what makes you happy! Just have fun! And I thought, I just don’t know what makes me…

    Percy

    My Mum had recently reversed her car into Becky – our elderly Labrador – and she died on the spot. My soon to be ex stepfather…

    Making Coffee

    Finding the extraordinary in the ordinary – writing about a moment in my morning.   I am on my third kettle in 3 years. It’s the…

    Laila & Liza

    On my travels I often meet kindred spirits. It makes me a little sad that they will only ever remain in my memory.   I arrived…

    STATUS UPDATE

    The recent months I have felt writers block and general resistance to getting started on with anything ‘new.’ I thought that nestling back into ‘reality’ (stupid…

    VARANASI

    Jaw dropping at every turn, this is India at its finest! Cows, stray dogs, rickshaws, tuktuks, motorbikes, relentless car horns, bicycles, taxis, people, it’s a miracle…