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Mixed up

Mixed up

Hello. It’s been an intense few weeks. Having a bit of a sad evening. The new job is going swimmingly, though the pace is pretty epic as we gear up for the students to begin on Monday. It’s been so lovely to be welcomed back by many staff, and to be producing work...
What I did on my holidays (not much)

What I did on my holidays (not much)

It can be a little frustrating, when you are a person who enjoys multiple creative pursuits, when you feel that some areas are lapsing but you don’t have any creative juice left to pour into those areas. I’m feeling that about writing at the moment. I wrote a couple...
Some thoughts from bed

Some thoughts from bed

I have been hit with a particularly nasty and vigorous cold – it had struck down a friend whose place we went to for dinner the other night, and although he was much better that night, the cold germs were evidently just clinging on waiting for new hosts. Three...
Much goodness

Much goodness

Today’s WordLive reading was Psalm 16. Verses 5-6 jumped out at me. Even though parts of this psalm are really familiar, I hadn’t really noticed these verses before. I love it when that happens…though it does make me wonder how carefully I read...
A little clarification and a lot of gratitude

A little clarification and a lot of gratitude

Hello again – so there has been some concern expressed from some dear friends that I am Trying to Do it All and that way lies madness. I just wanted to clarify that last post was more me writing everything down and going “yup, this is why I’m feeling...
Balance. Where can I get some?

Balance. Where can I get some?

I’m so freaking tired. I’ve been working at the school, almost full time (but still as a casual while they undergo a general staff review, which they were in the middle of when I arrived) for about a month. I think I’m doing okay; my boss seems very...