To Know Love

What a feeling it is, The comfort and reassurance, To know that without fail, They’ve got you. And you’ve got them. How engulfing it is, To know that no matter the problem, Their love with never waiver, To close your eyes and be reassured their love lingers, Deep, assured and unending Warm, steady and breathtaking…

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Air

Air,Sharp, cold and expansive,Hitting my lungs, Air,So vital and yet so reactiveWhen sucked out of my body, Air,as it constricts and aches my ribs Air,When it pangs so sharply from the words of betrayal Air,Cold and unforgiving Air, the breath of life October 2018- R1

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My Journey Back To Me…

I begin this blog post, not as a congratulation or even as a signpost to mark where I am at, but more as a push for me to examine and motivate myself that I am still here and still persevering. Especially when it often feels like I am drowning in a sea of uncertainty and…

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Life, Wide Shut

Close your eyes.Really close your eyes.What do you see?What thoughts are running through your head?Did you send that email?Did you hang the washing? Close your eyes.Really close your eyes.What have you lost?What have you cut off?What paths that you chose brought you here?What paths were chosen for you? Close your eyes.Really close your eyes.Is this…

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In Her Eyes: Chapter 15 & 16

Chapter 15 As our first trip together approached, I begin to think of all the things that could go wrong. Taryn and I had been together for about 2 months at this point and I had barely told her about my family history, I figured my mother would find it easier to divulge to her…

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Anger

Anger is eating away at me Not all of me, but the parts that matter. The carefree, jovial parts of me. Anger is making me bitter I no longer find joy in the things associated with you Anger is filling me up with darkness Visceral and negative Anger is making me cry on a daily…

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Why We Need To Watch Our Language

Words. Words. Words. They can be funny, inspirational and life-changing, but they can also be negative, harmful and judgy. I think most of us can recall a moment or two when someone has said something that has stuck to us to this day. We hear it all the time the impact language can have and…

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Eventually

Eventually,Time will keep goingEventually,Your heart will keep beatingEventually,The pain will keep fadingEventually,The wind will keep blowingEventually,Your soul will keep soaringEventually,Your life will continueEventually,You’ll keep breathingEventually,You will keep smilingEventually,Water will keep runningAnd eventually…You will keep living -August 2002- R1

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Our 5 Favourite Childhood Books

Books! Books! Books! Between R1 and R2’s house, we probably could start our own library! If you’ve followed our blog, you know that we are MASSIVE book lovers! This love of literature began at a young age as our mother is also a huge book lover, because of this, we thought it was time we…

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Book Review: The Bookseller

One of my resolutions for this year, was to get back to reading; I really enjoy it- but I can never usually find the time to dedicate to it. So, upon taking my daughter to the library, I decided to venture to the adult section and see what caught my eye. If I’m being honest,…

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