The Laughter Dies – A Tribute To Joan Rivers

5 September 2014 In 2013, the acid-tongued comedienne Joan Rivers pledged to work “forever”.  Her promise was to come sadly true – this morning the world woke up to the news Rivers had died, just a week after being admitted to hospital for routine...

Thanksgiving Giving

28 November 2013 Here in New Zealand we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving, but every year I think back to the days growing up in North America when my family did.  Despite the fact I now live thousands of miles away, and my parents are gone, the day still has special...

A Little Help From My Friends

22nd September 2013 Was the Beatles song that inspired the title of this post really released as far back as 1967?  It sounds prehistoric and yet the lyrics and the sentiments behind them are as relevant today as they were back then.  We all want someone to love, and...

Farewell To My Friend

21 April 2013 On Friday I said goodbye to Bronson, my friend and companion.  I had forgotten how hard grief is, how heavy your heart feels in your chest, how every breath is slow and ponderous, and how the world feels harsh and intrusive in its very ordinariness. ...

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