Oprah Winfrey, conflict and questions.

Listening and watching the news is disheartening, or much worse – heartbreaking, and always seems to involve conflict. Pondering on this led me to writing my second post where I feature questions asked by Oprah. These particular questions from an article by Melanie Curtin really struck a chord. I know I say that a lot…… Continue reading Oprah Winfrey, conflict and questions.

Distractions of the Heart (from Emotions in Eruption)

This is my take on relationships and their often-volatile natures. In this poem I guess the romantic in me, surfaces but finds itself in constant battle with reality because love is too often a rocky road for many of us. It would be wonderful if that were not the case, but it is not always…… Continue reading Distractions of the Heart (from Emotions in Eruption)

Australian Author Diana Plater, her new book, and the after-effects of trauma

This month I am particularly excited to present an Australian author whose inspiration for her book Whale Rock is as thrilling as the book itself. A journalist, Diana has had first hand experiences of the things she writes about, and I am a little in awe but also more than a little sure that this…… Continue reading Australian Author Diana Plater, her new book, and the after-effects of trauma