On my knees

via Daily Prompt: Fraud Fraud, a technically erroneous poem.   Birthed by water, twice. No, thrice. Four, at most. In the name of the father, and of the son and the holy ghost. Read this fable, heed this passage, and make of it what you will. Seek me on Sabbath day, you have bowls to…

My week wandering Beijing

Back in March my husband and I made a 5 minute decision to visit Beijing after seeing a sale on TV that was ending in 20 minutes. It was one of those excellent rash decisions. We had very few expectations, and maybe that's the key, but Beijing is nonetheless a wonderland for the culturally curious. In…

Surviving Wellington, New Zealand

This is a reflection of what has been an arduous process of moving to New Zealand and settling in "the coolest little capital", Wellington. To set the scene a little, this was not my first significant move. As a child I went to 12 different schools, I’ve lived in 12 different cities, 7 of which…