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That “moment” when you just feel it

Posted on December 23, 2020
Every year since I have been old enough to understand such emotions, I’ve pretty much always just “known” that moment when I finally click into the Christmas spirit. Like just this overwhelming relief and happiness of transitioning from inevitably working hard and increasing in weariness as the year concludes, to a higher state of sentimentality and nostalgia and peace and calm. Often these “moments” of experiencing that “knowing feeling” have been experienced or realized in
pengins hugging
It’s not hard to see why this is the Ocean Photograph of the year for 2020. Credit: @tobiasvisuals These two Fairy penguins poised upon a rock overlooking the Melbourne skyline were standing there for hours, flipper in flipper, watching the sparkling lights of the skyline and ocean. A volunteer approached me and told me that both penguins had lost their partners. Since then they meet regularly comforting each other and standing together for hours watching

Please don’t share/forward this blog post

Posted on December 14, 2020
[what? a blog media post telling you not to share????] This Monday morning, I am strongly strongly strongly posting this message in an attempt to encourage all my social network to take pause and elevate your own social media consumption practice with regards to absorbing and distributing information via social networking about COVID-19 vaccination as it starts to wonderfully roll out in Canada and other countries. This is *not* a slamming or shaming message for

London’s Merry Market

Posted on December 11, 2020
The former Kellogg’s factory has been transformed into a magical festive wonderland

Keep it simple

Posted on December 8, 2020
Right this morning I am feeling a wonderful state of bliss, which – frankly – is a precious thing to feel in this time of pandemic. Life is a general combination of extreme boredom and intense bursts of focused work which (due to said abundance of boredom) I think we dive into more than before because that work is a welcome relief from the mundane days we’re experiencing. It’s nice to be busy; but it’s


Posted on November 4, 2020
To be hopeful means to be uncertain about the future, to be tender toward possibilities, to be dedicated to change all the way down to the bottom of your heart. ~Rebecca Solnit

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