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Are you looking forward to Christmas?

I recently heard this reflection that could easily sum up being a bereaved parent ..

“New normal is just a costume I wear because it suits my life now” 757 more words


I need to start writing again!

Ok, I think its time to start writing again. The blog has been quietly ignored for a few months now for a variety of reasons. Mostly because sitting is still an issue for me after my surgery and computer work isn’t the best thing for me. 410 more words

Chronic Pain

Outside Sydney Town Hall, Tuesday 16 December 2014, 9:27pm

I unexpectedly found myself drifting around Sydney last night. Only for an hour or so as my current base is in South West Sydney.

When I got to Town Hall, some things bubbled to the surface. 25 more words



“An aberration is a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically an unwelcome one”. That’s what the dictionary tells us. So someone who is considered an aberration could be anyone with a mood disorder or something else considered a mental “challenge”…..But maybe it can also be a label for n someone who is just a non-conformist. 639 more words



“Normality is a paved road: It’s comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it.”

Vincent Van Gogh


Sunday Chill Madness.

“There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.”

- Aristotle.

“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.”

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Sunday Chill

Normality and Certainty - who needs them anyway...

When I was first told last year that I had leukaemia I remember hearing the consultant say that I just had to stick with them (haematology) for 4-5 months and then I’d be able to get on with life as normal. 757 more words

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