Not all who wander are lost…but I am

I’ve just had a fabulous two week holiday with my partner. We spent one week down at a little coastal unit on the south coast. It was cold, quiet and fantastic. I read, sewed, slept, sat on the beach. He fished, ran, read. We just were. We didn’t have any disagreements or frustrations and we both… Continue reading Not all who wander are lost…but I am

Why do I write?

I suppose existential crisis is a little far-fetched, but…actually…nope. That sounds about right, spot on in fact. Last year was a shit year. I started the year with a miscarriage, which resulted in a confusing mix of grief and relief and triggered some visceral, physiological baby urge that has been hard to shake and hard to understand. I turned 30. I had the hardest year of my career and generally have grave concerns about where education is going and whether or not I want in on that ride. And in hindsight, I was also depressed.