A Voyage Inward

A Voyage Inward

A recent conversation with Tiny this past week over WhatsApp, brought me to the desk in the half-light dawn of Sunday morning, with pen in paw and and a pot of coffee within arms reach. We quickly got chatting about…

That Which Is Never Lost

That Which Is Never Lost

My subconscious has been doing this thing of late, of transporting me back in time to a not too far gone past, presenting snippets of pure bliss; all the times we were suspended in light, engrossed in love. The seemingly…

Grey-Haired Revelations

Grey-Haired Revelations

Another birthday has come and gone, the (not very many) remnants of sponge cake are discarded into the bin, and I am left contemplating time yet again. Not just the speed at which it passes, but the degree to which…

Ravenous Comfort

Ravenous Comfort

You may or may not know, dear reader, that I had been experiencing somewhat of a challenging period of late. My previous entry described some inner-conflict at play; morale dilemmas formed by my own hand, and tough decisions that I…

Serve Thyself

Serve Thyself

It was something that a student said to me after class one day- deeply inquisitive and thought-provoking in its delivery- that has brought me to the page on this bright Monday afternoon. Actually now that I think of it, it wasn’t…

Lumos

Lumos

Last week I turned over the final page of The Deathly Hallows, thus reluctantly bringing to an end a most magical journey, upon which I ventured beyond the furthest reaches of my imagination. I arrived pretty late to the party-…

Restoring The Balance

Restoring The Balance

Up until recently I had been treading water, barely able to keep my neck above the surface; floundering awkwardly, desperately trying to fill my lungs with sweet, nourishing air. I’d been absolutely up to my eyeballs, trying to keep myself busy…

The Battle

The Battle

Two years ago to the day at the time of writing, I made a decision, in what was initially an attempt to seize back some control. The months and years that have transpired since could be best described as a continuous…

The Courage Within

The Courage Within

Imagine for a second, that you have just landed yourself a new and exciting job in your area of expertise. You salivate over the details of a delicious, permanent contract, with all the trimmings: handsome salary, health coverage, promotion and training opportunities, paid…

The Zahir

The Zahir

If you haven’t read a Paulo Coelho novel before, approach with caution. Each and every page is filled with profound wisdom; powerful messages lay hidden between each line with the potential to turn your perception of life inside out and…