I write down short thoughts from time to time, as they coalesce from what I’ve read or heard in a talk, or from insight about what I’m experiencing. You might do this, too. Here are a few of those I’ve had recently, which aren’t long enough to turn into a post on their own, but … Continue reading Thoughts


How hard life is, and how little we think of it until, again and again, it brings us to the ground, and denying it no longer, We finally accept that this is how it is and how it will always be. Beauty is in moments, not swathes; Love is in hardship, not bliss; Success is … Continue reading Acceptance

A different world

Last month I read “The Gift” by Alison Croggon. It’s a young adult novel, but detailed and interesting enough for any age (and shelved in the adult section in our city libraries) – the author has created a whole history for the lands she sets her stories in, like The Lord of the Rings backstory, … Continue reading A different world