IBOT | Personal Musings

Nothing to say

Do you ever feel like you have so much to say, but yet at the same time you have nothing to say? That’s how I feel right now. There is so much going on at the moment and I don’t mean in an overwhelming-busy way, just an accumulation of things. Yes, I’m being a bit…

Personal Musings | writing

Bon Voyage!

(image credit) This time next week I’ll be drinking Champagne and toasting to the glorious backdrop of the Eiffel Tower. Okay, so it won’t be as romantic as that with four kids in tow, more like listening to the excited shrieks of four girls as they experience France for the very first time – which…

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I just want to write!

(Why the agave? I don’t know, there’s just something calming about succulents don’t you think?)   I shouldn’t be here right now. I don’t have time. But I just had to write. The last fortnight has been crazy. Between trying pack, renovate, run a business, run a household, organizing for upcoming dance comps, dealing with…

IBOT | life | Personal Musings

Grieving someone I didn’t know

(image: Letitgo, Prince. Off inside sleeve of ‘Come’ album 1994) Friday morning my husband woke me up with the words: ‘Prince has died.’ I sat bolt-up-right, cupped my mouth, ‘No!’ He gave me an extra long goodbye hug before leaving for work, knowing how much I would be hurting. It’s hard to try and explain…

life | Personal Musings

The time I beat my introvert

March is rather hectic. There are 40ths to celebrate (including my own), my step-daughter turns 18, and then there’s Easter to contend with. For an introvert, the mere thought of this much social interaction sends one into a clammy sweat. I celebrated my own 40th (early) two weeks ago, in true introverted style. Just me…