life :: unplanned

Vagabond – a person who wanders from place to place […] The unexpected things are the best right? That surprise holiday, that surprise family visit, that surprise best-friend-on-the-doorstep, even that “shall we go to the pub?” question. We waste so much energy on planning. You get yourself all busy up in your diary, jotting down […]

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faith :: courageous

While I’m holed up in bed with a migraine that’s making me nauseous (sorry for the image of me vomiting), I thought why not put some words into a post. I’m finding a lot of courage of late. It took a lot for me to deal with something that could have easily broken me just […]

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love :: trust

Better sorry than safe. How true is that? I’m really not one to play it safe, and I’m a little more than reckless from time to time. But I’m never scared, I trust in my path, in the Lord, in my future. I am anchored but free to wander. C’est ça que j’aime. Being reckless […]

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love :: laisse tomber

The essence of letting go is faith. It was easier than I thought to find my supposed ‘other half’ – though who really knows? Considering we are whole already in terms of body, perhaps we should stop describing our life companions as our ‘other halves’. I do believe that it’s necessary for people to come and […]

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life :: joy in abundance

This topic has been popping up around me a lot lately so I feel pressed to address it, speak and mediate (or type, duh) on it. Our lives are abundant, yet we never quite seem to reach satisfactory satisfaction. As the Arctic Monkeys say “Satisfaction is a distant memory” (Ru Mine). It’s so distant, it […]

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life :: a realisation

Now this isn’t something I would usually write about, nor am I one hundred percent confident writing about it. However, I woke up this morning, feeling pretty good after what turned out to be a ten hour sleep with a few disturbances in between. I did the usual social media scroll (a habit we all […]

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year abroad :: emotion

A month in now. More than a month. And that just seems crazy. Raging hormones, slight homesickness and just general frustration at life have led me for the second time this week to sitting on a park bench crying. But, I have the best view. The bench overlooks a gorgeous old tree whose trunk is […]

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year abroad :: frustration

*Disclaimer: This is along the lines of a rant.* I’m feeling a little regretful that I lost track of journaling my days here in Libourne, especially when it comes to a writing a new blog post, but when I’m alone, I just want peace. Or, my bed. I just want to shut my eyes and […]

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life :: impending

It is but four days now until I begin “living” in a country that’s not my own. The excitement is rapidly building, and the things that I needed to sort are falling into place, as if they were designed to from the beginning. I’m already absolutely shattered from such a long, busy, yet totally freakin’ awesome […]

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life :: self

Okay so, I should really be concentrating on getting things sorted for France…BUT there’s a current topic floating around the media that I just have to talk about. I’m entitling this post ‘self’ because that’s exactly what it’s going to be about. I was watching Loose Women a month ago now – youthful programme I know […]

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