Mid Winter Hibernation & Healing

Varicose Veins are another of the delightful things I inherited from my Father – together with his nose, long, gaunt face, hair trigger temper and belief that I know best about all things.  There isn’t much I can do about …
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The last Rebel Yell and Ben’s gift of Balance

I have always been an extremist. Black/white, right/wrong, yes/no – well, let’s face it, mainly no, to any form of authority. Rebel without a cause. Rebelling mainly it seems against myself – making life hard for myself, beating myself up …
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Giardia or the Alien Invasion at Avalon

Ever since I first started living the rural Australian life near Tamworth 10 or more years ago I have been drinking tank water and relishing it. In Tamworth the water was pumped from the huge dam in the old lime …
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How Life can change in a Heartbeat

Ged was unconscious in a pool of blood, sprawled over the bathroom floor in a pool of urine, with his head resting on the side of the bath which had burst his cheek, just under his eye, as he made contact. His eyes were wide and staring with pupils like pinpricks and I tried to lift him, to communicate with him, to shake him, wake him, to no avail.
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Standing up and protecting children from abuse – published on ABC’s The Drum

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The Colditz of Core Beliefs

I have been seeing a psychologist.  Not before time.  And oh how I wish I had had the wisdom to heed my heart and see someone ten or twenty years ago.  Because my eyes have been opened, I have been …
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We believe in healing ourselves naturally – but sometimes that isn’t possible!

Mid Winter Hibernation & Healing

Varicose Veins are another of the delightful things I inherited from my Father – together with his nose, long, gaunt face, hair trigger temper and belief that I know best about all things.  There isn’t much I can do about …
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The last Rebel Yell and Ben’s gift of Balance

I have always been an extremist. Black/white, right/wrong, yes/no – well, let’s face it, mainly no, to any form of authority. Rebel without a cause. Rebelling mainly it seems against myself – making life hard for myself, beating myself up …
Read full post

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Giardia or the Alien Invasion at Avalon

Ever since I first started living the rural Australian life near Tamworth 10 or more years ago I have been drinking tank water and relishing it. In Tamworth the water was pumped from the huge dam in the old lime …
Read full post

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How Life can change in a Heartbeat

Ged was unconscious in a pool of blood, sprawled over the bathroom floor in a pool of urine, with his head resting on the side of the bath which had burst his cheek, just under his eye, as he made contact. His eyes were wide and staring with pupils like pinpricks and I tried to lift him, to communicate with him, to shake him, wake him, to no avail.
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Standing up and protecting children from abuse – published on ABC’s The Drum

View on The Drum website
Read full post

Posted in Depression, Life Matters, Media | Leave a comment

The Colditz of Core Beliefs

I have been seeing a psychologist.  Not before time.  And oh how I wish I had had the wisdom to heed my heart and see someone ten or twenty years ago.  Because my eyes have been opened, I have been …
Read full post

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