Home Among the Gumtrees – Feature in Hornsby Advocate

I recently got a call from the Hornsby Advocate, which perked my spirits! Following on from my recent post Beautiful Ties and Bittersweet Memories, it was at the time I was preparing for my grandfather's funeral when I was asked to speak to the Hornsby Advocate about why I love where I live... and in [...]

It’s okay to say you’re not okay, A Poem for You

R U OK? It’s okay to say You’re not okay. When life’s a raceway, Or you want to hideaway It could be your DNA, Or time for a holiday. You may have forgotten to play Or lost your way. When you feel the world weigh, Sometimes it’s hard to see past today. There’s no need [...]

Mental Mountains: Perry’s Lookdown to Du Faur Head Return, Blackheath Blue Mountains NSW

“If you want to conquer fear, don't sit at home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” ― Dale Carnegie Whether we recognise it or not, each of us live with fear everyday. I don't think it's possible to conquer it entirely but I know for sure that we gain so much if we [...]