seek, see, love and do

A beautiful friend of mine found the following on Facebook and linked me to it… I think she could tell how fully I can relate, and I love her all the more for knowing my soul inside out: I would rather pass my days lying in the middle of dirt roads, staring at the full…

childhood discoveries

childhood discoveries I started drawing again… I forgot how therapeutic it is, even if just scribbles. It reminds me that there are depths to myself I have forgotten, or lost along the way. How many things we are capable of doing when we are young but that we then forget as we grow older, as…

WE ARE SURVIVORS

WE ARE SURVIVORS I really enjoy the World Food Programme’s (WFPs) “Stories”- not only are there some beautiful yet heart breaking images, but also real people’s stories as well as the facts about the situations that many people are currently facing across entirely different countries, for entirely different reasons, worldwide.

When girls make all the difference… for other girls

When girls make all the difference… for other girls When my younger sister, Lilly, first told me that she was going to Palestine, I thought she was nuts… all those images of dead or damaged people, with limbs blown off, and bandages all over the faces, as well as images of children and women screaming,…

Meditation: Happiness

“One is happy as a result of one’s own efforts, once one knows of the necessary ingredients of happiness: simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self-denial to a point, love of work, and, above all, a clear conscience. Happiness is no vague dream, of that I now feel certain.” – George Sand, aka Amantine…

Just a couple of things for which I am extremely grateful

Two weeks vacation in Canada – seeing relatives for the first time in 20 years, and really loving the fact that, had we all grown up together, the cousins, and my sisters and I, we would have got on like a house on fire, because we all fundamentally have the same morals, values and outlook…

Oh, what a day, what a day

I was introduced to Tanya Stephens about 2 years ago by my flatmate, and very good friend and confidante, Wolff. We would crank up the volume, full on bass, and dance all over the flat (aka jumping wildly around, arms swinging all over the place, not giving a damn about how we looked because we’re…

Skate for Peace with SkatePAL!

This little lady, above, is one of my skate boarding sisters, Lilly ❤ ❤ ❤ You know already our connection with Palestine… well, Lilly is taking it a step further by connecting two of her passions – skateboarding and Palestine. This week she just set up a crowd funding campaign to raise money for this…