Life Lessons

The Dark Room

"Destiny is not an instant click and upload" (Christine Caine) Back in the day (and I might add, days I was a part of!), before photos could be taken and instantly circulated around the world, developing photos was a careful and detailed process. Photos were treasured and even shot with care as each film was restricted… Continue reading The Dark Room

Life Lessons

The Terminal

  After a long flight, on disembarking, there's nothing better than knowing that you've reached your destination. Except officially you haven't. You're still effectively in transit and depending on the size of the terminal (Singapore - enormous, Rarotonga - not so much) you have a normally wearying journey ahead before you can step out into the land of your… Continue reading The Terminal

Life Lessons

Do you see what I see?

Things to children are never what they are to us. They see the world differently. That's certainly the case with my boys. Driving along the waterfront, to my 6 year old,  it's not Rangitoto Island we're viewing, it's Tracy Island, home to the Thunderbirds. It's not just a plain cardboard box, it's a briefcase for a super hero costume… Continue reading Do you see what I see?