The Australian federal election was on over the weekend and the results have shocked me to such a degree that I have wept sad, salty tears and found myself inside of a darkness I haven't experienced for a long time. The darkness was only fleeting and I am grateful for that, but I didn't like revisiting it at all - I can only imagine that it was grave disappointment and a passing sense of hopelessness that spurred it on. I refuse to live there though, in the dark. I refuse to
This morning, on a whim (because that's how I roll), I decided to detach myself from social media for the rest of May. I can't say exactly why I felt the urge to say goodbye today, suffice to say that when I looked up from my morning phone session 3 hours had passed since I'd woken up and I had crossed nothing off of my day's 'To Do' list. Yes, I realised that I had fallen into that murky abyss of scrolling on autopilot and following rabbit holes through multiple online store
Every time I sit down to write in my blog I marvel at how much time has passed since my last post. So much for a weekly writing practice in 2019! I should know better than to make any New Years resolutions! So, it is the first day of the third month of 2019 already and I have to say that it has been a pleasant, calm and peaceful couple of months. I have slid right into an easy momentum and created a routine that consists of gardening, painting, basket making, and domesticity.
There is a little coral cay located at the southernmost end of the Great Barrier Reef called Lady Elliot Island. For marine life lovers this place is paradise on earth. The coral here is healthy and the marine life flourishing. It is one of the best places in Australia to see Manta rays and turtles, and on any given day you'll see more marvels under the waves than you can take stock of. My partner and I recently spent 5 days in this wildlife wonderland. For me, the trip was a