March 04, 2018
The folded piece of paper sitting next to me is tattered and dog-eared for good reason – it’s been by my side for nearly 6,000 days and counting.
For 15 years I have folded, unfolded, and pressed the creases over and over with my fingers. It boasts coffee stains, wine stains, and all sorts of other breakfast, lunch and dinner marks. Because of this piece of paper, some truly… READ MORE
February 02, 2018
The light was appropriately ethereal that cold January day, it was like walking in a dream.
It hadn't been long since my mum had passed. Acutely aware of the grief still hovering over my head, I paused for a moment to drink in the soothing sound of the… READ MORE
January 06, 2018
Dutifully, I buckled myself into my seat feeling rather petulant that I had to spend the day doing something I really didn’t want to do.
I had just boarded the first of my three flights for that day, and was well aware of the grey cloud hovering over my head. Having spent a good part of my career on planes, travel for work had long since lost its glamour. There were times when I just didn’t feel like boarding… READ MORE