Beautiful Ties and Bittersweet Memories

“Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.” ― Shannon Alder The above photographs are from my time in country Orange, where I visited my loving Pa and family. I'm grateful to have seen my Pa when I did; more in the [...]

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 [...]

A journey of 1000 steps

"The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." - Lao Tzu It is no small wonder that you are alive and that I am writing to YOU. One thing that's become ever more apparent this year is just how precious life is. It isn't straight forward to be born into this world or to [...]