Three Years Ago, I jumped without a safety net

Three years ago exactly to this day, I packed up my stuff, and left the only life I had ever known. It was a huge decision, which did not come without pain, fear, uncertainty and loss. It meant really hard conversations. It meant hurting someone I loved and cared about. It meant a new realityContinue reading “Three Years Ago, I jumped without a safety net”

Woman Unchained- I am already Free

There’s been so much talk about freedom of late. A “Freedom Day”, something so foreign to me in a supposedly free and democratic society. We have been in and out of lockdowns, unable to see loved ones or partake in life’s usual activities, since the start of this Pandemic. And what these lockdowns have shownContinue reading “Woman Unchained- I am already Free”

Who Packs Your Parachute?

Charles Plumb was a US navy pilot, who flew 75 successful missions, before he was shot down. He ejected and parachuted into enemy territory, where he was captured and spent 6 years in prison. Many years later, having survived, he was out to dinner when approached by a man who recognised him. Startled he askedContinue reading “Who Packs Your Parachute?”

It’s Not Goodbye. It’s See You Later

The words captured on this photo, written by my son tonight. Today we lost a generous and kind human being. A husband; a father; a friend; a poppy. A man who enjoyed the simple things in life. An Aussie larrikin, who was always there to lend a hand. Today at 2pm, my father in lawContinue reading “It’s Not Goodbye. It’s See You Later”

Would I Change Anything?

If I knew then, what I know now Would I have chosen a different path? If I knew then, what I know now Would I sit in a different aftermath? If I could go back in time and change things Would it be, a different outcome? If I could go back in time and changeContinue reading “Would I Change Anything?”