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Monday Morning Musing #47 – where would you put your chair?

My friend, Anel, is a chair-loving South African artist living close to The Hague.  She loves chairs so much that she bought 40 tall ladder-backs from her church and has challenged herself to paint each seat differently. She has s a gold chair on her business card and another on the sign outside her house.… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #47 – where would you put your chair?

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

gratitude, Happiness, Life Experiences, Transition, Travel, Uncategorized

Monday Morning Musing #45 – Blissnost

It’s just over two years since we left Kuala Lumpur to return to The Hague. As I write this Ian and I are 10 days into a trip down memory lane. ‘Mum and Dad’s Victory Lap’ the boys call it and though I am not quite sure what race we might have won, what we… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #45 – Blissnost

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

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Monday Morning Musing #43 – But what does it really look like?

Some people, myself included, attribute colours to the days of the week. This is called synaesthesia. When two similarly affected people discover they share this trait you can be sure that they will agree that Mondays, are red, of course and that Wednesdays are green. It’s obvious, isn’t it? Apparently many of us also give… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #43 – But what does it really look like?