Labyrinth not a maze…

Sunday Blog 31: 10th April 2022 I have found myself once again obsessed with labyrinths. It must be the extra time I’ve had this week to reflect on unusual topics in the wide expanse of my first week after leaving my job. People often use the term maze and labyrinth interchangeably – but a maze …

Creativity – crushing joy or glorious mystery?

Sunday Blog 19 – 9 Jan 2022 So the first week back in the real world has come and gone, and the new 2022 diary I settled on in the absence of a Desire Map (see last week’s blog) has seen me soar to new habit heights in things such as flossing my teeth. I …

Re-reading The Collector

Sunday Blog 8 – 17th October 2021 Sunday night melancholy cloaks me like a miasma. I blame the 1963 book The Collector which I ploughed through over the weekend. The last time I read it was 1982 when I was 17 and finishing school – three decades later it is still a recommended reading text …

The generosity of writers

Sunday Blog 7 – 10th October 2021 If I remember correctly, I saw Michael Robotham speak at the Margaret River Writers’ Festival a few years ago – or perhaps the Perth Writer’s Festival. My memory is notoriously unreliable. For me, there’s nothing I like more than a Writers’ Festival where you can buy all sorts …

2018 Reckoning…

So here it is – the end of 2018, almost. There isn’t really too much time left to scrabble in many last-minute achievements, so it’s time for The 2018 Reckoning. This year was my fourth using The Desire Map technique and annual planners. Desire Mapping is a subtle but to me very useful method of …