time moves on

The longest day of the year has just passed and the full moon will shine this weekend. The sky is still light with a multitude of blue, purple and pink hues and time still rolls on. But we are just specks in existence, our own importance so tiny in the bigger scheme of things. Written…

paint u a picture

wish i could paint u a picture of the sky this evening; sat on this balcony in this place of grey hills. and out to my right, a grey plateau hides half the vision; but behind are two tall tree tops, silhouetted, bending forth in the fresh wind. and beyond… the clouds streak across the…

Why I write, and read the genres I read…

Writing. Writing feels good. Writing helps to clarify thoughts in my own mind. Processes and analyses are crystallised, emotions are sorted through, and awareness often asserts itself.

Rumi – 13th Century Persian poet, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic

“Two there are who are never satisfied — the lover of the world and the lover of knowledge.” ― Rumi I can definitely relate to this particular Rumi quote – being a solivagant, and third generation child with a lust for adventure… Rumi’s meditations and quotes also remind me of Buddha and his teachings. Respect.

While wondering Bali

Flying into Denpasar, Bali, at sunset, is an experience in itself. Cloud encircled the island’s mountain tops, and the orange light bathed the western beaches – I could just make out the tiny boats near the shoreline.

Visiting Canada’s Capital City

Having not seen my auntie and uncle in more than 20 years, they felt the urge to take me on a tour of their home, and beyond… so we drove across to Ottawa – it has a Big Ben in it!! Well, it’s a little smaller than Ben, but still, looks spiffing daaaahlin…