Coming out…to a whole new world

If you are thinking this is about the newly-released Disney movie “Aladdin” then my response is maybe… as I have no idea where this post is headed, yet. But I have been exploring a whole new world in recent months. I have been taken on a magical ride by a young person; magical because it … Continue reading Coming out…to a whole new world

It is done.

It is done. I opened them. I found two boxes in my garage a few weeks ago, brought them into my bedroom and there they sat. Gut instinct said “this is important”. Yet I could not open them. Until I was compelled to on the eve of the review date. The review date for an … Continue reading It is done.

Tradition has its place…

Things change, and so do we. New Year is just round the corner. The Chinese one, that is. Although I grew up ensconced in a Chinese family within a predominantly Chinese community, my understanding of the rituals and traditions of Chinese New Year is basic at best. I'll put this down to leaving home at … Continue reading Tradition has its place…

Being loved & loving

In Chinese culture, the elegant crane symbolises longevity and wisdom.  Its white plumage as a sign of purity; its red cap a sign of vitality, red being the element of fire. I thought an image of the crane appropriate for a quote on Love - longevity, wisdom, purity and vitality.  Don't you? 🙂 - FlorenceT … Continue reading Being loved & loving