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5 days of Unpacking: Reflections on Love, Loss and the Art of Becoming.

The streets of Brisbane are awash with purple!  It’s a beautiful time of year in this part of the world. The Jacarandas are blooming and their fallen flowers have created a magnificent carpet of colour on the footpaths of my new neighbourhood.  Yes, I’ve moved and my essay – 5 days of Unpacking: Reflections on […]

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Creativity, a Pathway to Hope.

  I’m a huge fan of Maria Popova, the well-known Brain Pickings writer and self described ‘interestingness hunter-gatherer’.  I read one of her articles the other day where she explores ‘how drawing trains you to see the world more clearly and to live with a deeper sense of presence.’     Drawing, indeed, transforms the […]

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Green Vanilla Tea – ‘Behind the Book’

Good Reading is a great Australian magazine (and website) dedicated to ‘everything about books’.  They published an article I wrote, along with a ‘book bite’, in their July issue and I’ve posted it here for you to have a read. (Just click on the image to make it bigger.) Hope you enjoy! Marie  

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