We rearranged the furniture and maybe you should too

Like a lot of people, I don’t much like change. Particularly when it’s sprung on me without notice and for no apparently good reason, and when it involves work or other inconveniences on my part. So it wasn’t something I’d have ever thought to do, but yesterday afternoon, approximately an hour before people were due … More We rearranged the furniture and maybe you should too

The shortest distance between here and there is most likely not a straight line

I took up yoga in the year 2000. I’d moved thousands of kilometres from home to a place where I didn’t know anyone. I wasn’t sure what I was doing there. I was still in shock from the colours and the smells: mangoes and frangipani trees everywhere, palms and ferns and flying foxes and black … More The shortest distance between here and there is most likely not a straight line

This imperfect life

It’s 2am and the baby is awake. I’m walking up and down the corridor carrying him, trying not to trip on strewn blocks and books and clothes and pencils and trucks. Even in the semi-darkness the house is unmanaged chaos. And I really, really, really want to go back to sleep. But the baby is … More This imperfect life