Is this what it feels like to become domesticated? Because it's terrifying. Because I think I'm starting to enjoy it. I just had a cry on the phone to my sister. She didn't help at all. Usually she's real good with the exact kind of pep talks that I need in these moments: the ones … Continue reading Domestication
When I left for the Americas two months ago, I didn't have a home to return to. I had friends who've become family, a job I love, and a gorgeous corner of Australia that I knew I'd head back to - but I didn't have a bed waiting for me, or my favourite shampoo and … Continue reading Home
I'm back, world. April through June saw a steady decline in my psyche. I couldn't pinpoint what was sapping my joy. I didn't know what exactly was causing my spirit to sink, or why I didn't feel like I could laugh anymore. Something was happening within me that I didn't like - but I didn't … Continue reading Storytelling
Abortion: not a topic I generally (ever) talk about publicly. It is a delicate topic for many, and I am not one to start an argument. Unless we are down to the last Tim-Tam, of course. Knowing it is such a sensitive issue, I have most often elected to stay away from the pro-life vs. pro-choice debate, and … Continue reading Life
One year ago today, I was late for class. We had pencilled in a phone call for my drive in – we were always playing phone tag: me fluttering between with school, church, work, and adventures in my carefree life in Byron Bay; you busy with your super cute little man Ryan, mother’s groups (you … Continue reading Cathleen Cowie
Are you reading this on a computer at a job that you're only in to pay the bills? Or on your phone, whilst commuting to work that is monotonous and not making you happy? Maybe you are 'fine', just drifting along with life, as it is so easy to do... You gotta get out, hey. … Continue reading I Double Dare You!