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Perfectly Imperfect

In a world of imperfection, striving for that flawless finish seems to waste a lot of energy. I know because I suffer from it regularly. I spent a significant part of my life trying to cover up my freckles, and I waste way too much time trying to hide my after-baby jelly-belly.

Superficial, shallow vanity aside, […]

By |November 9th, 2017|1000 Words|Comments Off on Perfectly Imperfect

Buck-up, Cinderella, and Choose Yourself

“No more daydreams about Prince Charming. If you want something, you have to go after it yourself.” – Gala Darling, blogger and author of Radical Self Love.

Recently, Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon gave an inspiring speech while taking home awards from the Emmy’s. Watch it here if you haven’t seen it yet.

It was Witherspoon’s words […]

By |October 12th, 2017|1000 Words|Comments Off on Buck-up, Cinderella, and Choose Yourself

Imposter Syndrome and other writerly stuff

So I have this friend. She’s all kinds of awesome and I’ve known her almost all my life (for the last 30 years!) We’ve been through everything together, she knows all my secrets and she was right there beside me through many of them… She’s my best friend, my oldest friend, and my sister from […]

By |September 22nd, 2017|1000 Words|Comments Off on Imposter Syndrome and other writerly stuff

Hello

How did this happen? While browsing (and attending to some technical difficulties on my site) I realised it’s been WAY too long since I wrote a post. As a writer, silence is always something to worry about I think. Much like when my husband isn’t fishing, it is indicative of a life that has gone […]

By |March 7th, 2017|1000 Words|Comments Off on Hello

Fifty Shades of Excuse my French

This is not a book review. Neither is it a movie review. However, I would like to talk about my recent encounter with the hit novel (and more recently, the hit movie), Fifty Shades of Grey, by EL James.

I’m not being rude when I call it ‘Fifty Shades of Excuse My French’, I am merely quoting […]

By |February 16th, 2015|1000 Words, Past Life|Comments Off on Fifty Shades of Excuse my French