I like change

The saying “This too shall pass” can be interpreted in multiple ways. It can be comforting when times are bad, or a reminder to appreciate when times are good. It is also a… Continue reading

I like sugar

I love Haigh’s chocolate, but other than that my diet has always been pretty low in sugar – till I stopped the booze. When I first stopped drinking alcohol (due to its high… Continue reading

I accept

I can’t say that I am good at accepting things as they are. Like a toddler, I want to stamp my foot. I want someone else’s life. Someone else’s body. The good part… Continue reading

I love Nanette

Oh my God. Nanette by Hannah Gadsby is life changing. I watched it yesterday and have felt winded ever since. It made me realise how much cultural bullying I have internalised. When she… Continue reading

I like myself

Despite being so very very old, I feel like I am only beginning to understand myself. I have been reading Alain de Botton’s book Status Anxiety, which I found at just the right… Continue reading

I like little treats

When times are tough, I am tempted to buy little presents to cheer myself up. Funny books. Jewellery. Pom poms. Or a new phone case.

I like reading

In an attempt to get back into reading, I have decided to go back and read my favourite books. My childhood favourite – The Dark is Rising – is a series of five… Continue reading

I like ruminating

It is school holidays here and Facebook is full of overseas holiday images. The envy is killing me. Then I ask myself – why? – and explore the source of my envy. I’ve… Continue reading

I like to ski

No. I take that back. I love to ski more than anything else in the world. I would ski every day if I could. I’m quite curious in fact to know if I… Continue reading