Archive for July 2013

always be learnin'

July 30, 2013

Understandably, the process of applying for a university place in these fair isles, has necessitated the submission of my previous academic records. In moving around the world three times, I have managed to lose both degrees leading to dealings with the administrative offices of two New Zealand universities over the last few weeks. ‘You’ll need […]

sunday, in hurley with the wise ones

July 28, 2013

We had lunch at our favourite pub in the universe with Leonie & Nic, followed by a wander along the river. On the way back, the church was offering cream teas in the garden and we couldn’t not stop because it was like God saying ‘I’ve just put the kettle on’. So we chatted with […]

my summer in the swamp

July 23, 2013

From opening a fresh Moleskin, to starting a new project – I just love beginnings. Everything is unwritten: possibility is my catnip. It used to be that this hunger for the new felt a bit icky in my belly. Excitement for a beginning was an effective disguise for the crappiness of whatever train crash I was […]

how trusting my body makes my dreams come true

July 16, 2013

I am blogging in my pyjamas. Those of you who are following along will know that I was intending to start a new contract last week. Smart readers will guess that something is afoot. A few months ago I wrote down what I wanted in my next contract: ‘It will be so easy! The interview will come […]


July 11, 2013

Over the last few weeks, I’ve sat down to write about a dozen blog posts. I either can’t get past the giant blank screen, or I just get a few sentences in, sometimes I go crazy and get a paragraph out and then: meh – the overwhelming sense of ennui. And so I stop. It […]