Like a Moth to the Flame

Finding my Voice Week (Part 2) I spoke in my earlier post, also cringingly named, about feeling my voice rise up within me and physically yelling at a speaker during a talk at the Sydney Opera House. As one does.… Continue Reading

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Public ‘Anarchy’

Finding my Voice Week (Part 1) I’m actually being a little indulgent with my title there. If I can call the event you’re about to read about ‘anarchy’, then perhaps that’s a sad indictment of how un-badass I am and… Continue Reading

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Invisible Mentors

“If your heart is broken, make art with the pieces.” — Shane Koyczan   A friend recently spoke two words together I’d never heard joined before: Invisible mentors. They gave me pause and piqued my creativity: invisible – unseen, mentors… Continue Reading

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Stories before sleep

When I can’t sleep, I tell stories in my head. It’s often. Most nights, actually. My mind flurries through activity and I search for a calm in storytelling. I’m an audience of one. I find myself spinning tales of misadventure,… Continue Reading

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I got screwed out of Super Bowl tickets: A tale of corporate bullshit

On Friday at midday, I booked flights from Sydney to San Francisco. Departing within 24 hours. The next day, I was America bound knowing I’d be spending Sunday at peak Americanness: the Super Bowl. I had a ticket to the… Continue Reading

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Developing origamic patience

*Origamic patience. I’m starting a new movement. Or, more aptly, labelling an ancient movement with life lessons people have been learning for longer than this lil brain of mine can fathom. Patience isn’t a natural calling for me. I think… Continue Reading

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I Have a Lucid Dream…

I found myself in a discussion this week with a friend about ‘lucid dreaming’. I know I’ve heard about it. One of those hippy things I always feel drawn to. It was on my seemingly never-ending “interested in…” list. Curiosity… Continue Reading

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Hot coffee and a great book

Honestly, is there anything better than a hot coffee and a great book?   I’m obsessed with David Sedaris at the moment. I’m not sure if I want to BE him or just be around him, but it’s bordering on unnatural.… Continue Reading

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I’m currently on a hot date with myself

I took myself on a date today. Truth be told, I’m totally into me. I’m just my kinda gal. I think it’s getting serious. Not in an obnoxious way. Or maybe it is, I’ll leave that judgement in your hands.… Continue Reading

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Laziest blogger ever (I mean me, FYI)

I’m giving something new a go. I’m sitting, patiently waiting, beautifully alone, with phone in hand; I’m posting a blog post from my phone. TECHNOLOGY! And, I’m actually posting a blog entry. Oops. My lovely friends, I’ve been a terrible… Continue Reading

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