Writing

Monday Morning Musing #66 – This Writer’s Winter’s Tale

The trouble with winter in Northern Europe is that it’s too easy to stay home in the warm. When you work as a writer, like me, your work ties you to a desk and it can be an isolating experience. I find that the loneliness creeps up on me. It’s wily and insidious and its… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #66 – This Writer’s Winter’s Tale

Belonging

Monday Morning Musings #63 – It all starts with emotion

Dear Terry Anne What a privilege it must have been to take your mother back to Pier 21 so she could relive those first days on Canadian soil all those years ago. Your thoughts on our tribes and mini-tribes spoke to me. I can only imagine the emotions that must have surfaced in her and… Continue reading Monday Morning Musings #63 – It all starts with emotion

Belonging, Book Launch, Families in Global Transition, Finding Home, gratitude, Happiness, Uncategorized, Writing

Monday Morning Musings #61 my tribe

Dear Terry Anne You write of gardening and how that roots you in a place. You write of receiving a call from afar and changing on a dime to wish to be somewhere else. You go on to say that you are resigning yourself to believe that it will be this way forever. I know.… Continue reading Monday Morning Musings #61 my tribe

Global Life, gratitude, Transition

Monday Morning Musing #59 – grateful-but-cross

  My dear Terry Anne This conversation needs to continue. I must say that I was blown away by the number of responses to that musing of mine two weeks ago. To know that I am not alone, that ‘we’ are not alone, is a great comfort. I know I drive myself mad with my… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #59 – grateful-but-cross

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Monday Morning Musings #57 – plugging back in

I have a confession to make. Despite being back in The Hague for two and a half years now, despite this being a familiar place, despite living in a house we actually own, we are still not feeling settled. Notice how I said ‘we’? Ian feels the same. All this time and yet we are… Continue reading Monday Morning Musings #57 – plugging back in