Day 56

Day- 56 The cool breeze of night gently taps me on the shoulder, ushering me to the window, her show is about to begin. I can tell by the exquisite brightness escaping the edges of the curtains, we are in for a good one tonight. Slowly pushing the light tan fabric to one side, my…… Continue reading Day 56

Day 49

Day 49- Life flows as moments of time are captured. Moments that change you forever. Our moment lays beneath the debris, trapped. The house exposed to the elements, stands still, frozen as the thick dark green blades of grass take over. The stench of wet, mouldy carpet stings your eyes and hits your nose as…… Continue reading Day 49

Day 42

Day 42- With the house vacant and waiting, we are left hovering between two stories. The old story hangs around in the dark shadows. It yanks and pulls you into a deep black fog of devastation, confusion and despair, sticking to you like glue. While the new story gently guides you to a lush green…… Continue reading Day 42

Day 35

Day 35- All traces of the tree have been removed. The dark green bushy canopy mulched and spat back out. The solid brown trunk with it’s rough flaky bark carved up, stacked and stored for next winter. The round stump cut off smoothly at the ankles and tangled roots exposed for the world to see,…… Continue reading Day 35

Day 21

Day 21- A lifetime has passed since the wind at the Wilo’s. Our focus has narrowed down to each moment as the minutes drag through sticky honey. The warm, sweet familiar feeling of home has been swept away as the black dusty silence piles up on our belongings inside. Only to be disturbed by the whipping…… Continue reading Day 21

Devastation

Day 14- Exactly 2 weeks since that windy day at the Wilo’s, the moment that instantly changed the course of our lives. Haunting 120km gusting winds kept rolling in like tidal waves. Each one taking your breath away as it roared furiously through the tree tops. The high pitch scream making leaves and branches explode…… Continue reading Devastation