Israel Part Five – The Camel Ride!

    Neil and I had a deal:  if there were camels to ride, we’d do it together.  Back in 2013 when we had the option, I was recovering from getting food poisoning at Masada.  Me+Camels=No!  I was dead keen to get on the camels at Genesis Land until I saw Taylor being bucked fromContinue reading “Israel Part Five – The Camel Ride!”

Googles and Fuffoid :)

Oh daughter of my soul And child of my heart You’ve come to me by Grace and Mercy has sheltered you Your love enfolds my weaknesses Your laughter erases my pain Your shining hearts melt even the hardest of cynics. Oh daughter of my soul And child of my heart Be true to the oneContinue reading “Googles and Fuffoid :)”

Israel….My Story, Part 2

  I’ve really grappled with writing this part of the story.  Knowing there is a possibility that the people concerned may read this, I am trying to be as tactful as possible… Things weren’t right.  I was not being heard.  Even though there had been warnings about the trip to Israel and I was tryingContinue reading “Israel….My Story, Part 2”

Stephanui

And so here we are celebrating you, the wonderful glorious young woman Stephanie Dannella Alexandra Hornell! What a privilege and honour to be your Mumma, to be your friend and rival Unicorn admirer in this life! I’ve wanted to write about you for the longest time. but I couldn’t find the words. Today the wordsContinue reading “Stephanui”

Dance of Dawn

      A flock of birds fly by at break neck speed as the sound of a car alarm disperse the early morning calm. Engines humming as boats leave the shore to head out to fish the waters of the Hauraki Gulf. Large grey cottony clouds hover over the island of Kawau, the whistleContinue reading “Dance of Dawn”