Me, Myself and I

Anything but books

July 17, 2017

I’ve been struggling a little bit with writing on this blog. I guess my mind is still filled with regret and what ifs that I’m writing about in a notebook than out in the open. Consequently, this space has been neglected a little bit apart from the Friday Reflections posts and  one or two other ones. When Shantala suggested this tag to get to know bloggers better, I figured it was an easier way to fill this space. Name a…

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Me, Myself and I

Fish out of water #FridayReflections

July 14, 2017

Have you ever felt like a fish out of water? You know those situations where you just don’t belong and either just fake it or else escape it? Yeah those. I’ve felt like a fish out of water several times in my life but there was one a couple of weeks ago that really got me thinking. I am at an age where a lot of people I know are in relationships or married. So far though, none of my…

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Flourish Inside Out

Sense of Serenity in July #FlourishInsideOut

July 11, 2017

This month, I’m a bit late with Flourish Inside Out. The theme for the month is serenity. I must confess, the first phrase that comes to mind with this emotion is ‘How’s the serenity‘ {cue The Castle}. But I digress. What is serenity Serenity is a state of being calm, at peace and untroubled. In other words, it is the opposite of feeling stressed and busy, which is what a lot of us commonly experience. Benefits of serenity While there…

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A Day in the life

A Writerly Evening #FridayReflections

July 7, 2017

Earlier this week, I was lucky enough to attend a free author event run by Central Coast Libraries. Kate Forsyth had been invited to talk about her writing journey as well as the story behind her new book, Beauty in Thorns. For a free event, this was awesome. To start with, they had food and drinks available. And yes, drinks included wine and non-alcoholic drinks. Kate started talking around 6:00 p.m. Now I must confess, I have never read any…

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The Month That Was

Kinda proud of June 2017

July 3, 2017

Ah June. I knew it wasn’t going to be easy after the shitty end to May. But I didn’t realise just how crazy it could get. I had vowed to keep busy in June because after all, when a significant relationship ends, it is hard to not dwell on all that went wrong and question everything. It was good in that I managed to have dinner with work friends a few times, enjoy my book club, watch movies with a…

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