Contribute for Connection

I love mornings when I can read something on the internet and it makes me feel inspired to write. Today is one of those mornings. The post in essence was about creating a village for ourselves as mothers when our children are young, the key word for me in the post was Contribution. I remember …

Autumn is for Chocolate and Raspberry Brownie

One of my favourite things is finding new music, this morning by chance while I was listening to my much loved and thrashed playlist of Ludovico Einaudi - Seven Days Walking, I found a Calm your soul Indie/Folk playlist. Completely different from what I have been listening to for a number of weeks, but already …

Breathing in, Breathing out; Nature Prepares us.

I feel like this week we have been thrust into the middle of winter with a Southerly cold snap, the kids both have colds and after our beautiful long weekend away at Motutere Bay where it was so warm that I went for a proper swim without a wetsuit, I feel slightly deflated. Along with …

Culture Shock – From City Life to Small Town Rural New Zealand

I never really thought moving from the city back to rural New Zealand would be that much of a change. I had always spent quite a bit of time on the farm so it never really occurred to me that it would be a big change, apart from the fact some things would not be …

The Social Dilemma – Do you ever Wonder?

Do you ever wonder why people don't see the same thing happening in the world today that you do? Do you ever wonder why your friends, work colleagues or family members can have can have such polarising ideas on topical issues? Did you know that depending on where you live in the world, what you …