Monthly Archives: August 2016

THOUGHTFUL SPOT// New pencils. 

August 31, 2016


As the summer draws to a close I’m reminded that Autumn is just around the corner.

Autumn is my favourite time of year. September brings with it so many good feelings. So many amazing memories. I’m reminded of days when going back to school was so exciting; new pencils and paper to be bought and seeing your friends again after weeks of long summer days of freedom. Back to a routine and familiarity. It’s also a time that brings me to a place of fresh starts; new beginnings. Maybe it’s associated with a new school year and a new term? I’m not sure why. I guess I should really feel like that in the new year, but I never do. I always feel this way in September. It’s my birthday too this month, which has always been a happy time. September is my month. Continue reading

THOUGHTFUL SPOT // The Lines on my Face

August 17, 2016


Sometimes the lines around my eyes look deeper, the dark circles like black pools. The forehead is furrowed. Sometimes the slump of my shoulders show my ache. The ache from the weight.
It’s not important that the face has changed. But it is a reminder. A reminder that even pain of the soul can take its toll. Pain of the body is so obvious to see. But pain of the soul is more subtle. But it’s there nonetheless. Continue reading