exquisite. ordinary

two weeks ago  |  i was sitting eating a japanese-style breakfast from the buffet of my hotel room, looking out over tokyo; i was sitting on the tokyo metro, whizzing my way towards a park where i could stretch my legs before meeting up with friends – fernando & family, david, cynthia, daniel – for a […]

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life on film

2014: holy wow we bought a house! + on an ISLAND! + we travelled back to the uk for a wedding + and met up with some friends + and had a long-weekend adventure in champagne + milo appeared in our lives + and it’s been an interesting time with him so far – the perils of adopting […]

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status anxiety

self-portrait, yesterday swirling thoughts, little remnants from slumber, waking early, with a head full of to-do’s and what-if’s – all of these things feeding into my current status anxiety. sas wrote beautifully about sacred responsibility recently; about all the tiny choices she made that have got her to where she is now. her eloquence, vulnerability […]

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on letting go (a confession)

over the years i’ve participated in, and witnessed, a lot of different releasing rituals. i’ve written (and then burned) words & pages, wrapped my intentions in red cloth, held private ceremonies for myself. and i’ve come to realise there’s a lot of power in doing this. the first few times i did it, i was […]

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in the end there’s only love

The UK is experiencing some deliciously hot weather at the moment and we are trying to make the most of it. So, Nic and I took the day off work and went to the beach yesterday. Three people we know have died in the past 6 months – all from various forms of aggressive cancer: […]

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paint and palette

a lot of my brothers and sisters studied art at school and a lot of them are incredible painters. when made to choose because of conflicting timetables, i picked performance music. it’s years since i’ve played the piano and part of me wishes i had stuck with art, become proficient in darkroom film processing, picked […]

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