Monthly Archives: August 2015

Que Sera Sera

This week I quietly celebrated my thirty-ninth birthday! I certainly don’t feel close to forty years old! Nonetheless, the years just keep getting shorter and that landmark birthday is fast approaching me. It has also now been exactly three years that we started this journey, and we are also, next week, hitting a precipice as we find out if we… Read more →

Forever Friends

Throughout the past two weeks, I have been back to my hometown, just north of Brisbane, in Redcliffe, Australia. Living in the United Kingdom, my visits home are sometimes over twelve months apart. Nevertheless, I always love coming, enjoying the sunshine by the beachside and spending time with as many friends that time permits. I consider myself very fortunate that… Read more →

Love to Conquer All

I am currently in Australia with my family, where there is a very public debate occurring over legalising gay marriage. What I don’t understand is why we are even discussing this matter. Are we truly debating the desire for two people to demonstrate their love through a long-term commitment? With greater things in this world to agonise over, such as war, death, disease, poverty and terrorism, this… Read more →

Breaking the Silence

In recent weeks the topic of miscarriage and infertility has become widespread news; all as a result of social media King, Mark Zuckerman’s astonishing announcement that he too has suffered the pain of recurrent miscarriage with his wife, Priscilla. This highlighted the reality that miscarriage can happen to anyone, and it does! In fact the current statistics state one in… Read more →

Going Home

I have now lived in the United Kingdom for eight years, but my home town is Redcliffe, a seaside town just north of Brisbane, Australia. Being so far away from my parents and friendships of old can be difficult at times. Sometimes it feels as though my life has been split into two pieces. The one before I left and… Read more →

Everyone is Talking about Mark Zuckerberg

This week I read several articles featuring Mark Zuckerberg (CEO and founder of Facebook). He and his wife are pregnant! However, they have also experienced the loss and anguish of multiple miscarriages.  He bravely made a very public statement about their losses and the pain that they went through on their fertility journey.   It is wonderful to hear that… Read more →