Stories woven through. Remembrance against despair. Let your charm serve you.

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“Art Therapy: The Movie is a feature documentary about the innovative ways art is being used around the world to overcome emotional challenges and traumatic experiences. Make this film possible through Kickstarter!”

What if the next object you bring home is a direct response to a personal desire, a need to remember a strength or quality you have, or even a loved one?

The vulture has been hanging around for two weeks now. She parades around behind me, looking like a cross between a chicken and E.T. Purifying the air as we walk. She assists me in decreasing my footprint, by scarfing down my past.

There you are minding your own business,
when all of a sudden,
a blast of grey weariness greets you,
Unable to sit cross-legged on the floor anymore.

I drummed for what felt like a very long time. The patterns of the beat ebbed and flowed as I traversed the landscape of my mind, rather like I was trekking across an undulating desert. I had exhausted myself but for the time of my inner journey.

This is all you get today because I’m busy being the perfect mother hen to three Bantam Wyandotte chicks, and I can’t concentrate on much else. I will throw in some keywords as food for thought: fragile and yet robust potential timid and curious fluffy soft cheap cheep funny naughty cute tiny wings poo preen […]

Generally dogs are well-regarded as being loyal to their humans. What does it mean for us to be loyal to others? To stand by our friends even we don’t agree. Are we brave enough to find solutions to our relationship difficulties rather that letting them fester? Can we speak directly to our friends if a […]

Did I say I was going to talk about the Regrets of the Dying for the next five weeks? Well I was wrong, and perhaps I violated a sacred law, decreed by the higher being running this show. “Why does she change her mind?” you may ask. A very large cow standing on her hind […]

Recently I came across the book- The Top Five Regrets of the Dying: A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing by Bronnie Ware. From its humble beginnings as a simple blog post, the ‘regrets’ list has triggered responses and discussions from thousands of people worldwide. Over the next few weeks, I’d like to share with […]