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

Transition, Travel

Monday Morning Musings #22 – Looking forward… learning to weave two lives

My return to Canada, about two weeks ago, came at a difficult time. There has been a tremendously sad and untimely death in my extended family... one that impacted us all deeply. As we gathered to support our loved ones, it struck us that such occasions gave the thinnest of a silver lining, the opportunity… Continue reading Monday Morning Musings #22 – Looking forward… learning to weave two lives

Travel

Monday Morning Musings #20 – For the love of luggage, and a certain ‘porter’

This past month, while away on a month-long trip through Italy and Slovenia, a dear friend messaged me. “How is it that you have so many clothes with you? Following your social media pics, it seems you always have the right thing to wear," Gillian wrote. "A friend and I have a question – do… Continue reading Monday Morning Musings #20 – For the love of luggage, and a certain ‘porter’