The Space In Between

I pushed off almost six months ago, yet I feel as though I’m suspended in liminal space, existing in that time between the ‘what was’ and the next chapter of …

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Be Here Now

I’m hurtling north on an empty train via London’s Underground, willing my fingers to match the speed of my thoughts as I’m transported across the city. Even after 16 years …

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Restless

I’ve got that feeling again. The one that makes me want to give all my belongings away, burn my journals, get a new tattoo and go somewhere far from here …

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Creating A Body Of Work

So many of us muddle through life without asking ourselves what we really want and why. Instead, we take society’s definition of success and make it our own, often without …

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The One Thousand Miracles Weekend

David’s phone rang and I checked my own. How could it possibly be noon? I swung my legs over the side of the bed as he answered; it was dear friends calling …

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Small Can Be Big Too

Last summer I attended a poetry workshop. Over the course of two hours I learned about alliterations and assonance and couplets, and I wrote three very different poems. I loved …

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40 Incredible Ways My Life Changed In Four Years

It’s not quite four years since I let my corporate career of 20 years, but when someone asked me on the weekend what I’ve been doing with myself since then, …

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Own Your Life

“Esther goes to Paris to buy her earrings”. The words are barely out of my friend’s mouth and I’m protesting, horrified that anyone would think I actually went to Paris …

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You’re Not Meant To Be Just One Thing

If you asked me, I’d tell you I was an ocean and a wilderness girl, only I keep thinking about last summer – I was having the time of my …

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The Goodness In You

It’s a Thursday night in February and I’m lying on a double bed in a pink room at my parent’s house. This was my room once, until I left home …

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