Everything changes. But we have to move forward, adapt, and make the best of whatever comes next, even as we hold on to priceless memories of the places our hearts will forever hang on to. Continue reading
Why Tuesday and Thursday mornings are the best… Continue reading
“Doing any and everything for the chance just to come near
So those slaves are always working, doing the same routines
Over and over again you would think they were machines
Fuelled by a gasoline that you wish you could see
Cause it’s a long journey to A Sirat al-Mustaqim.”
– Boonaa Mohammed – “How to be a Slave” Continue reading
Certain spaces hold a special place in our hearts. We live through important moments of our lives there, and they remain with us forever after in memory – no matter how they may physically change, or how many years or decades pass. Continue reading
Special, or just spoilt? Continue reading
Have you found time to look back on the year, and consider some conscious intentions for the next one? What are the things you’d like to take forward? Continue reading
Dripping through the writer’s block… Continue reading
What’s your relationship with December work like? Continue reading
The dawning of a new day.
Suburbs lay quiet,
resting under the blanket of morning clouds,
only the treetops and buildings remain visible.
Early flights begin slowly:
Birds alone; birds in flocks.
People in flocks,
gathered in the single, man-made vehicle of flight. Continue reading
When I was very young, I was always afraid of the water. At the beach, I’d cling to my father – fearing the waves would wash me away into the endless ocean, never to be found again…even though we’d only stand in shallow waters. Then came my school days, where swimming was a regular activity for our Physical Education (PE) class. I’d be terrified – always getting special concession to hold the side of the pool, using that wall as my crutch to go a little at a time…never confident that I could make it by myself. The safety net was always nearby. Continue reading