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A Bit Stuck

October 24, 2017 | 14 Comments

This may not be an interesting blog post to non-creative types, but I’m feeling a bit stuck at the moment. Not in life but in my ‘creative journey’ (without sounding poncy). This doesn’t mean I’m not happy! I love this here life. No, all I’m talking about it is that I know it’s time to do some OTHER sort of writing, beyond writing for other people, and writing on this blog (which don’t get me wrong, I love). Because now that the kids are a bit older, I’ve got a bit more spare time, and I’m looking for my next creative outlet or writing project, but I can’t seem to figure out what that is. Continue Reading…

Travel, Writing

Filling the Well in Robertson

August 22, 2017 | 10 Comments

How’s everyone? We went away this weekend to the most incredible place, called Tierhoek cottages in the Robertson valley. The pictures on the website don’t really do it justice, so here are some more, so you can see just how jaw-dropping the views and surroundings are (we stayed in Fig Tree cottage). Honestly I spent the whole weekend staring and just drinking in the silence and the beauty. We lazed about on the lawn, the kids played soccer, we went for walks, lay in the sun, visited a wine farm, went on a boat around a lake and just generally relaxed. Continue Reading…

Writing

Calling Out Into the Void

August 4, 2017 | 12 Comments

Do you ever feel a bit…pointless? Not in a family or work sort of sense, but just in terms of what you do the rest of the day (i.e in my case, blogging/writing). Lately I feel somewhat irrelevant. I keep having these thoughts and thinking: well no one is going to gain much from THAT sort of conversation because you’re too x, too y, too z. I think this is a writing, blogging and social media issue, and probably not one that those of you who don’t blurt your whole lives out on to the Internet will have. Lucky you. Continue Reading…