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Expat life. London

Island life. Waiheke

1 In my everyday life

november


your heart knows the way

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i’ve got a whole mood board for you, november. you were thrilling, challenging, seductive. you found ways to guide me back to my own path when i strayed on to someone else’s. you were a high-stakes game with little time for mistakes and plenty of opportunity for learning.

you were cold and grey, blue skies and sunshine – a dichotomy of seasonal variances that warmed my face and chilled my bones. you were full of tiny victories; you whispered notgoodenoughs in my ear and drove me to distraction. 

you were sunlight on the palm trees i can see from the window where i’m sitting. you were duck prosciutto, home-made cider, gardening. if we were a friendship, we would have fought, and made up again, over a dozen times. you filled me with wonder, and brought me to my knees begging for mercy.

you were alchemy and moonlight, seasonal rituals, perturbation and surrender, one wild ride. 

In my everyday life

october

02/11/2016

+++ challenged, humbled, frustrated, learning… october was a rumble of cautionary tales and local adventures. tucked between the wilted spinach in the bottom of the vege drawer, and the…

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