Category Archives: Reflective writing

Reflections on experiences

Gunnas Writing Retreat Poems

Here’s some of the poetry I wrote last weekend at Catherine Deveny’s Gunnas Writing Retreat by the sea. The most important thing is most easily forgotten. Breathe. Just breathe. Don’t look. Don’t judge. Just breathe Don’t find flaws Don’t look … Continue reading

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Laughing Matters

Recently I attended a workshop on stand-up comedy organised by Catherine Deveny and Rachel Berger. Apart from being a barrel of laughs (and I’m one of those people who laughs in anticipation of something funny), it made me realise how … Continue reading

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Ghosts and Gadflies of 2014

So it’s a reflective time of year; time to check my baggage and decide what’s going to be useful in 2015, and what to seal in the time capsule of this year, or what to let go of, into the … Continue reading

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The Gift of Letting Go

The festive season this year is proving to be much more about letting relationships and old unhealthy habits go. I never knew it would be this hard. Never before have I felt this alone as I step back from unhealthy … Continue reading

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An update

I haven’t been here for so long, and have finally decided I miss writing. I love word play, and I love having fun with expression. It feeds a certain element of my soul and, finally realising also that I am … Continue reading

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Releasing the past and allowing sunshine in.

Has anyone else has really strange dreams lately? I know I’m going through a few major shifts at the moment: parent very ill, moving cities, and having started a job all in the last month, but really? Chasing a piece … Continue reading

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Spring makes everything fresh, new and alive, doesn’t it?

Heaps of new and exciting things happen in Spring. As a friend recently suggested, loads of babies are born in Spring (and not just human babies either). Then there’s the beautiful blossoms, the bees in the trees, the throwing off … Continue reading

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