April is my least favourite month – the month where there are more bad things to remember than good ones. I should have known undertaking a month-long blogging challenge would be tempting the gods. On the night of 20th April, New South Wales experienced rain and wind gusts as severe as any cyclone. We were… Read More
For a writer, aside from blogging, I haven’t been doing much writing lately. Now that my principle procrastination tool has been taken away from me (the internet), I’ve been forced to find something to do. Since the middle of last week, I’ve been writing a book. It isn’t fiction this time, but a non-fiction textbook… Read More
My childhood pastime of choice was ballet. I started lessons with Miss McAlpine at a studio above a Chinese Restaurant in New Plymouth when I was four years old. I always dreamed of being a ballerina, but my genetics had other ideas. When puberty arrived with wide hips and swelling breasts, it was obvious to everyone… Read More
Once upon a time there was a beautiful, kind and sensitive princess named Robyn. She spent her days visiting the kingdom’s hospital, where sad men and women came to rest when life became too overwhelming. She sat by their bedsides, held their hands, and told them stories she created from her imagination.
I stretch my fingers resting on his thigh, coming in contact with the hard seam of his jeans. I read once that sitting side by side rather than face to face with a man makes it easier for him to talk. My boyfriend and I have never run into the problem of not being able to talk, no matter how we are seated. I don’t think sitting side by side with Jack would have encouraged him to open up. He kept his dark thoughts to himself, right up until the end.
Your words slipping from my pen are wonderful Therefore my soul longs for them The entrance of your words gives light It brings understanding to the simple I opened my mouth and panted Longing for your inspiration Look upon me and be merciful to me As is your habit towards those who toil in your name Direct my steps And… Read More