To Sink or To Swim?

Dear Matisse, Phoenix and Ignatius, What do you do when someone negative comes into your life? How does it feel to be caught in a whirlwind of negative comments that does nothing but drain your energy and leaves you questioning everything about yourself and your world?  Do you ignore what they say and move on … More To Sink or To Swim?

Connecting on Your Path

Dear Matisse, Phoenix and Ignatius, There is something awfully romantic about strolling along the tree lined avenues of Shanghai.  It is where the tallest boughs of the French maple arbors tower above the busy streets, intertwining to form an arched canopy which provides shade and charming appeal against the neoclassical architecture of an older world.  … More Connecting on Your Path

Stand By Your Creed

Dear Matisse, Phoenix and Ignatius, People may ask you why you believe what you do and it is important that you know the answer to this so that you can express yourself and your values with conviction.  I have met many people in my lifetime who have appreciated my reasons for behaving the way I … More Stand By Your Creed

How I Found My Self

Dear Matisse, Phoenix and Ignatius, I HAD A DREAM.  It was a dream that I had experienced almost twenty years ago and it shook me so violently that it was the impetus I needed to change my life.  I simply dreamt of a horse…  “A big black stallion with no distinct marks but a coat … More How I Found My Self

Letter of Love

Dearest Matisse, Phoenix and Ignatius,

As I sit in my office with my fingers resting softly on the keyboard, I ponder over the question, What gives life meaning?  We all question why we are here and how we fit into the infinite Universe and we ask ourselves if we have a purpose and how do we find that purpose before our dusty road comes to a halt and our journey here ends?  … More Letter of Love

Out on a Limb

I realise that writing this collection of stories means bearing it all – my soul, my heart, my loves, my fears.  I am more than aware that this is a narrative that will leave me utterly and totally vulnerable to friends, family and complete strangers.  But I have learnt over time that being vulnerable is … More Out on a Limb

The Journey Begins

  It all begins and ends with “Trust and Let Go”.  It is a beautiful and poetic mantra which I have used time and time again whenever I have needed strength and courage.  Trust and Let go is about stopping and taking a breath.  It is about Trusting that you are here at this moment … More The Journey Begins