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Writing is my therapy. It is my creative outlet. It gives me the freedom to explore my thoughts, emotions and experiences, accept them and then with the push of the publish button, to let them go.

  • 10 Lockdown Lessons
    So here I sit, in grateful solitude, the morning after the night before’s sentencing hearing, contemplating my next move. My plan? Do nothing. I am going to reframe the last 2 weeks as a trial run. It was my opportunity to hone my survival skills, plan, prepare and in the words of Bill Gates an opportunity in “staging simulations”.
  • Dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s
    How do I write in cursive? I am ashamed to admit that I had to google it. My first stab at it looked like I was recovering nicely after a stroke.
  • Could I BE any more grateful?
    Today I am grateful for Friends, the series, that still gets me through the low days, the days when I’m sick or the days when I’m just in need of a little comfort and familiarity.
  • Monday 6th April 2020
    Reframe. Today I am grateful for reframing. I have this single word framed on my wall. It’s also my wallpaper on my phone. It’s probably the main arrow in my coping skills quiver. Yes, the situation we all find ourselves…
  • Leaning into the lockdown : The first 10 days.
    The days before I had spent the preceding few days preparing as best I could in between deadlines and Zoom meetings and a constant barrage of Mommy requests. The food shop was done. (I thought it was for three weeks,…
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