I use my blog invariably for self-serving purposes. These posts spring from out of pure boredom, to being a creative outlet, to noting down occasions worth remembering….and sometimes they are just….like this post….a note to self. That going for a Gillian Anderson’s Stella Gibson hairstyle in the Fall works wonderfully if you are a blonde Continue Reading

I love Bond. How couldn’t one? So it’s with great anticipation, I look forward to see Spectre. In the meantime, my vote is for Kovacs as the next Bond lead singer. Enjoy….both lyrics and video…so delicious… My Love Babe don’t try to call My heart is ticking and the show, just won’t wait It’s strange, Continue Reading

I’ve always wanted to travel and explore different cities through my career, sounds like a dream but I’ve never done it when I was in a relationship of 11 years. Yes it sounds ridiculous but it’s true. I was madly in love with a man who I thought was a perfect guy, I chose University Continue Reading

I truly don’t know how I could thank so many people coming to mine an my family’s aid. I learned so much and I probably needed those lessons…and more. You have given me that. In various ways, some perhaps not perceived as very welcome, perhaps one might even call my responses hostile. But we have Continue Reading

Six Year old, yet it feels like only yesterday I held you for the first time in my arms, your little hands clenched into tight fists…you were already the little fighter that has become a whirlwind of blondie lockes on those lean, strong legs that will carry you wherever your heart desires. I love you Continue Reading

Yesterday going through my drawers I discovered all these old cards and newspaper clippings from my mum. It was hidden in an old leather wallet belonging to my grandfather I believe. A small and inconspicuous card fell out of it. Adorned by two roses it read simply Pia – my mother’s name. One the other Continue Reading

If only one song could describe me….Susanne, or Fracas, Justine, Carmen, whatever your preference… it would have to be… Dance Me to the End of Love Dance me to your beauty with a burning violin Dance me through the panic ’til I’m gathered safely in Lift me like an olive branch and be my homeward Continue Reading

I really didn’t expect so many birthday wishes, there are well over a hundred on facebook, mails, calls and texts. Flowers, hair and makeup, a book, a beautiful drawing that is a treasure map straight to the heart. The kindness is immense – thank you ALL. I feel loved, which is a feeling one should Continue Reading

or what correct title appears to be: Liberty Leading the People by Delacroix, is a re-occurring theme in my world. It’s an allegorical painting of the 1830 revolution in Paris and although I’m not really sure this is the case, I’ve always associated her with with Pallas Athene (look at her strong jaw line and Continue Reading

“I am wedded to you so closely that I feel as if I were the same person. Our essences are one, our bodies and spirits being united, so that I am drawn towards you as by magnetism, and, wherever you are, there must my presence be with you.” ~ James Hogg, The Private Memoirs and Continue Reading