Walking in this World

I am not fantastic at slowing down and breathing and consequently end up burnt out and stressed more often than one should… the concept of slowing down and resting in order to get things done both makes sense to me and goes completely against the grain. I have noticed of late I do not feelContinue reading “Walking in this World”

7 things and 7 days

Women need to make time for themselves. This is non-negotiable. We need time to breath, to shower, to try on clothes in department stores without worrying that our 2 year old will crawl under the door and run away while we are naked and can’t catch them, to catch up with our mates, and toContinue reading “7 things and 7 days”

More beautiful than ugly

A couple of weeks ago I shared some of my piece “A Million Pieces of Ugly.” Here is a little more of it. I love everyone, but I don’t have many people in my close circle. I am a quite the recluse at times. Those that are in my circle, are precious. They are toContinue reading “More beautiful than ugly”

Whore or Madonna

This isn’t typical of my recent writings, but I wanted to switch things up a little for this weeks #wednesdaywords I wrote this piece when I was privileges enough to regularly attend spoken word nights in my hometown. This poem in its entires captures some of the complications of a woman’s identity, our perception ofContinue reading “Whore or Madonna”

Needing something to change

I need somethings in my life to change… I think we all do. Wanting a change, knowing we need a change and being able to make the change are not however always the same thing. Maybe the thing you need to change is outside of your control, maybe it is a systemic or structural changeContinue reading “Needing something to change”

Vote One: Fairies and Elves

Dear Mr Morrison Bruh, I live in Australia. I did not vote for you. I do however abide by laws etc…. and I am basically waiting for you to be an awkward conversation in our history text books. I think the chapter would be called ‘Australian Prime Ministers who wanted to make Trump look lessContinue reading “Vote One: Fairies and Elves”