Strength to Carry On

When your ability to carry on lacks resolve, please turn around and look at the steely pot on the stove of your mental strength which simmers on even when you’re in the midst of a chilling storm.  

What’s Your Netherby?

There’s an old people’s home near where I used to live many years ago. Its name Netherby, wrongly or rightly, reminded me of the nether regions of hell, and life well beyond our prime. Netherby is what used to come to my mind when I’d think of aged care.  I’d drive past it after long […] Continue reading

Trust Your Heart

My good friend Leah just broke up with her marrying-material still-in-love boyfriend of many years. She took unpaid leave from a safe and well paying job, and will soon be leaving for a year (at least that’s the plan for now) to volunteer somewhere in Africa, work for the UN, or do that thing they […] Continue reading