Love is…beautiful friends & committing to what you love

The 120 Day 'Do What You Love' challenge by Pollyanna Darling. I've got more than enough challenges and projects going on, but if anyone is interested in taking this inspiring challenge on, go for it!  What do you love? What do you want to commit yourself to? buying a stainless steel water bottle with a moose … Continue reading Love is…beautiful friends & committing to what you love

Blogger Award Love!

I received a really unexpected, yet lovely surprise from a fellow (awesome) photo blogger, MilkshakesInSpring! She nominated for for two Blogger Awards - thanks a ton!! I am incredibly appreciative 🙂 So now, I am supposed to reveal 7 interesting facts about myself. Here goes: 1. I've always wanted to be able to play an … Continue reading Blogger Award Love!

Love is Authenticity and Finding Your Voice

This summer I took a huge leap and became involved in the Connection Revolution's 3rd Annual World-Changing Writer's Workshop. This course radiates authenticity and encourages you to write from your heart. It urges you to dig deep to uncover your own stories and to share them with the world. It allows space and opportunity for … Continue reading Love is Authenticity and Finding Your Voice

Love is….the 30 Days of Creativity Challenge

So, the kick-your-ass (in a really good way) inspiring 30 days of creativity project begins again today! Holy crap, I can’t believe it’s been a year already since I first made my attempt at it. To be honest, I initially hesitated about committing myself to it (last year, a deficit in self-reflection and lack of … Continue reading Love is….the 30 Days of Creativity Challenge

Love is…hang outs with my favourite canine pal

The lovely Bossy Femme's latest post features incredibly adorable photos of her best lady friend along with a mega-amusing narrative of their interactions and connection. She invited people to share photos of their own favourite pet friends. So, to my amusement and delight (and Lily's canine version of an 'eye roll'), I whipped out my … Continue reading Love is…hang outs with my favourite canine pal

Jeanette Winterson & Newfoundland Adventures Part Two: Explorations of Land, Writing, and Self

Journal Prompts (inspired by Jeanette Winterson) How do you "live in the space between chaos and shape"? How do you interpret that? (One of my favourite paragraphs from my favourite book) Where do you explore? How do you explore your body or the body of others? If you were writing a poem, how would you … Continue reading Jeanette Winterson & Newfoundland Adventures Part Two: Explorations of Land, Writing, and Self

Love is…Art & Community

This week, I'd like to place the focus around these two words, the concept of community more specifically. This week, a lot of passion and hard work finally materialized into an incredible event that I feel so privileged to have been at the forefront of (with the collaborative effort of a beautiful, talented, compassionate and … Continue reading Love is…Art & Community

Love is…mindfulness & dancing in the back seat

sometimes I'm too lost in my own thoughts to be fully awake to it, sometimes I'm too self-conscious to fully participate in it, sometimes my unrealistic expectations prevent me from fully adapting to it, sometimes I'm too deeply & desperately clutching to a sense of control to fully let myself go in the presence of … Continue reading Love is…mindfulness & dancing in the back seat

Love is…old photos & new celebrations

nostalgia and reconnection lights off, white sheets pinned to wall, old projector, glass of wine, the four of us gathered on the couch, a large box of slides you didn’t know existed, family history of photographs dated 1973-1989 (my mum, aged 20, skinny like me, long hair in pig tails, tiny bikini, model-esque poses, shy … Continue reading Love is…old photos & new celebrations

Love in loss (to a beautiful friend)

This week is different. This week it is difficult to gather the words, to find the right words, to express them in a coherent manner. This week, it is impossible to talk about myself, my own life, my own moments of joy and awe and wonder and love. This week, I learned that a friend … Continue reading Love in loss (to a beautiful friend)