• Finding my voice – NaNoWriMo

    Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Permalink

    I’m participating in NaNoWriMo as planned. And for the first time ever, I may well ‘win’ – which means I’ll reach the required 50,000 words during November. (I’m up to 39,951!)

    I love writing and I’ve talked about this several times before… but I usually struggle for ideas, so the notion of a novel has always been a bit out of my reach.

  • Wordless Wednesday: where I live

    Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Permalink

    I’ve mentioned before that Wordless Wednesdays are my least favourite posts. I used to assume image posts were a bit of a cop-out  – an easy option, but I realise that’s not the case when these posts take me longer than any other post during the week.

  • Why I love the Fraser Coast

    Tuesday, November 4, 2014 Permalink

    When I decided to make my seachange two years ago I worried about how I’d fit back into life on the Fraser Coast. I was a very different creature to the 17 year old who left home for Uni almost thirty years before. I’d lived in a range of cities and countries and worked in a myriad of different professions.

  • The dreaded D word

    Friday, October 24, 2014 Permalink

    Two weeks before my father passed away his doctor took us aside to render his verdict. And to give us some options. Dad had been in hospital for nearly a month by then. Initially for something, then something else. It really all boiled down to the sudden discovery his body was riddled with cancer – exacerbated by drugs he was taking following his heart transplant almost 11 years earlier.