Monthly Archives: February 2015

BREATHING AND WRITING

Life and writing are akin to me at times.  I struggle to get a letter on the page and taking a deep breath is difficult at times.  If I don’t try, the page remains blank, empty of the stories hidden … Continue reading

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STORYTELLING IN THE DESERT

There are many stories in the desert.  Won’t you take a seat and have a listen? I come from a culture rich in superstition and ancestory whorship.  We honour and worship the deities and ancestors by laying out food and … Continue reading

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THE CHILL OF OUR DESERT

It’s a bit cold here in our desert but we are soothed by its stillness and quietness.  Our hearts are gladdened by the brillance of the sun.  It beckons Sheba and I out the door and down that yellow brick … Continue reading

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ALL THAT I DO

The road to well-being and happiness is not an easy one.  This is not a rant.  It is what I am learning over and over again.  Damn! There is no getting there.  When you get there, you find that there … Continue reading

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DRAGONS AND DEMONS

Have I been complaining a lot lately?  I probably have but it’s been a hard year.  When hasn’t it been?  This little sabbatical of silence has been good for me.  But now I’m having a little difficulty finding my words … Continue reading

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THE YEAR OF THE GOAT

Chinese New Year is coming on February 19th.  It’s the year of the goat.  I’m thinking of my roots, where I come from.  I have travelled away far and a long time from my homeland.  It resides still in my … Continue reading

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POSSIBILITIES

I love the word possibilities.  It’s the hope that opens my heart’s door to let in laughter, love and forgiveness.  It holds a promise that a leaf is forthcoming and a bud will bloom. Possibilities push back discouragement, frustration and … Continue reading

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