Tagged with wonder

What about wellbeing?

Wellbeing. Its a good word. Being well. What does ‘well’ mean? Absence of unwell-ness? Vibrant health in mind, body, heart and soul? I think that’s the one that resonates best with me, and is certainly what I am forever seeking and being mindful of. Always a teetering and tottering of the scales of balance, and … Continue reading

The great adventure called love

Today I realised that I’ve been feeling like Charlotte in the Sex & the City movie. It was at the end of a walk in the early autumn-leaved woods with my honey. We got there early after dropping his daughter off at school. Rock Creek Park in DC is en route between her school and … Continue reading

That’s what I said

Being understood in America with an Aussie/Kiwi accent is an adventure all of its own. I said in my last post that Kiwis have a deadpan mumble and my Kiwi friend in London picked me up on it…perhaps I’m only talking about me?! Regardless, there are less highs and lows in the way I speak … Continue reading

Different yet the same

One of my favourite things about travelling and being in a new place is discovering social and cultural differences, big and small. I think of it as my anthropological study of the world…it was my best subject at university before I wandered off into different things, but in reality I’ve never stopped studying it. It’s … Continue reading

Child’s play is simple

So the BIG adventure I’m on right now is spending the summer and early autumn in the USA, with a view to longer term (it’s all motivated by love, but I’ll talk about that another time). This isn’t the first country I’ve moved to. I was born in and spent the first 25 years of … Continue reading