I hold you, in the palm of my hands

You held me, in the palm of your hands, When I was young, red-faced and new. You held my hand, as up I grew, Then held me in your heart. From you I learned a love of words, Of all things wild and all things free. To nurture all the gifts we have, Upon this [...]

The Bodyguard

I am writing my story. Not here - not right now. But on my own and in my own time. It is the project I choose to do in association with the Author Awakening Adventure. As part of the coursework, we choose an angel to watch and guide us as we travel the long, lonely [...]

Why Do I Do It?

I am coming to the end of an eight week online course for recovery from binge eating and/or bulimia. I am about to commence an eight week online course for transformational writing and author awakening. Both cost money. Neither will return any money to me. So their intrinsic value is about personal growth, not financial [...]

In Verse

I introduced myself to my fellow writers in the awakening authors course I'm starting soon. I introduced myself in verse 🙂


I live in a house, surrounded by nature. I sit in bed of a morning, watching native birds sing in the tree outside my bedroom window. I can see the water. I can hear the waves. I can watch the sunrise. These things are always here. They always have been. I've lived in this house for 16 years.