At the end of a year, people like to make resolutions, create goals or define ambitions for the next year. These can be helpful but they can also make life overwhelming, so they tend to fall by the wayside as the year goes on. What if, instead of adding responsibilities and commitments to our lives, … Continue reading Music Monday | Castle – Slum Sociable
Welcome to this special Christmas edition of Music Monday. Recently on Instagram, I commented that it's been three years since I relocated to regional Victoria -- and not a day goes by where I wish I was anywhere else. My sis-in-law commented that not a day goes by where she doesn't wish she was somewhere … Continue reading Music Monday | Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – Frank Sinatra
Until I'm six feet under Baby I don't need a bed Gonna live while I'm alive I'll sleep when I'm dead 'Til they roll me over And lay my bones to rest Gonna live while I'm alive I'll sleep when I'm dead I used to be proud of how little I slept. "Only three hours?" … Continue reading Music Monday | I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead – Jon Bon Jovi
When I left Queensland a few years ago, I sold the piano I'd had since I was 10. There is a swelling storm And I'm caught up in the middle of it all And it takes control Of the person that I thought I was Music had been one of the keys to my recovery … Continue reading Music Monday | Waves – Dean Lewis
Facebook has reminded me that two years ago, this happened.
The screen is blank. The cursor blinking, ready and waiting to be pushed forward by keystrokes that form words, sentences, coherent thoughts. Writing a blog post was supposed be easier than editing my book. But it's not. Sometimes, when there is too much to say, it's easier to say nothing. I don't know where to … Continue reading The Beginning…or, Somewhere
Sometimes, the hardest thing we do, is tell someone how we feel. We make up stories about how they might react (we're usually wrong), we let fear control our feelings (which isn't productive at all) and we play contortionist with the truth in our attempts to protect those small, soft parts in our hearts. But … Continue reading Music Monday | On My Side – Gordi