Why I cry less these days

Reading an awesome post by my lovely friend Gemma (and don’t let her fool you – she flew to my rescue back when she barely knew me, and she is an amazing friend), something stirred, reading her words about crying. If you knew me before the age of 26, you...

Unusual compliments

This week I have been complimented by several people, which is always lovely. But not on the things I thought I wanted to be complimented on. Instead, people have admired my drive, my gumption and my chosen path. This floored me somewhat, as I rarely feel like...

On kindred spirits

Remember those deep, soul-searing friendships of your childhood that you just knew were going to be forever? The people you shared your deepest secrets with, in the knowledge that they wouldn’t ever pass them on? Where did they go in adulthood? I’m well...

What you already are (but might not know yet)

I’m not sure how to begin this post, so I’m going to start typing and hope it comes together. As a society, we are obsessed by labels. An artist, an author, a designer, a banker, a lawyer… Western society often defines people by what they do. And yet...