Family, Global Life, gratitude

Monday Morning Musing #52 – The kids are alright…

I find it hard to believe, but as Jo mentioned in #51, we've recently reached a milestone –one year of writing our missives. Some have been personal and insightful, others more lighter even humorous, but I'm thankful for them all and the discipline of carrying on Monday Morning Emails in this way. Yet if you've… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #52 – The kids are alright…

Life Experiences

Monday Morning Musing #50 – When you find yourself on movie set in Malaysia!

No, I'm afraid this first image is not from the set, any photos are strictly prohibited. But indeed, I happened to be in a scene where I was being transported by a pull-rickshaw, vintage cars alongside us... think war time, in Singapore. And on set, I wasn't wearing light, cooling linens, but stifling thick wool.… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #50 – When you find yourself on movie set in Malaysia!

gratitude, Life Experiences

Monday Morning Musing #48 – A traveling mom on Mother’s Day

I did my best to stifle the tears, yet they rolled down my cheeks nonetheless. Early this morning as I had coffee at a nearby cafe, a mother, father, grandmother and a cherished youngster held my attention at the table next to me... they also stirred my emotions. There was much animated chatter and loveable… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #48 – A traveling mom on Mother’s Day

Families in Global Transition, Global Life, Writing

Monday Morning Musing #46 – Stepping up to ‘play’… revelations from Bangkok at #FIGT2019

What compels us? Once a year, many of us step away from our day-to-day lives, fly from all corners of the globe, and reconvene with this diverse global family that is FIGT. It's many things – friendships, insights, connections, research, knowledge, wisdom and inspiration. Yet on day one in Bangkok, this year’s destination for the FIGT2019 conference, the… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #46 – Stepping up to ‘play’… revelations from Bangkok at #FIGT2019

Happiness, Life Experiences, Travel

Monday Morning Musing #44 – The romance, the details, of a grand Spanish City

  The deep blue of the Costa Blanca has been a vivid backdrop these past six days. I had yearned for warmth and colour... it's all here in glorious Spanish hues. Yet if I'm honest, I also derive so much joy from the scape of a city. The angles and contours, the palette and patterns… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #44 – The romance, the details, of a grand Spanish City