I yearned for the old house to be demolished. Wanting to take a sledge hammer to it myself, I needed it to be gone. For over 14 months the house sat there while it collected cobwebs and the next doors neighbour’s cat enjoyed the smorgasbord of rodents occupying the empty space. Ever since the tree…… Continue reading D day
By Angela Wilson Standing in the kitchen, on this early October day, thighs leaning against the bench, hands wrist deep in warm soapy water. Have grown accustomed to this ritual since our dishwasher broke 6 months earlier, this time is now used to daydream, ponder on life and let thoughts take me away. Manicured grass…… Continue reading Winds of change
I remember you like yesterday. I remember the laughter and dreams. I remember all that used to be. I remember many warm memories as we built a life of our own. I remember you were my safe place, my haven, my home. Not a day goes by that I haven’t thought of you. I remember…… Continue reading Day 365
Spring, the windiest time of the year in Melbourne, reminds us to check our insurance policy. We all remember last October’s fierce winds, leaving a trail of destruction across the Dandenong ranges. Those freak winds ripped up 9 trees on our property, demolishing our home, crushing 3 cars, many metres of fencing and left us…… Continue reading Spring winds- time to check your insurance policy.
In 1 years time this moment will fade into a distant memory. In 5 years time this moment will be replaced with acceptance that what we have been through helped us get to where are today. In 10 years time this moment will be only brought up when the wind blows forcefully our way. We…… Continue reading Day 280
Drip…drip…drip goes the waiting. 8 months ago a windstorm swept through bringing sudden, unexpected change. A massive gum tree ripped from the earth cutting our home in two. Drip…drip…drip goes the waiting. Our heart lays in wait as the insurance claim drags out to what seems a life sentence. This week brought a gush of…… Continue reading Day 252
I had a dream. It seemed for so long the tree crushed you or the windstorm swept you away. All goes quiet and I am reminded of you. A wave of what once was washes over me and it pulls on my heart. 5 years ago we found each other. You are a piece of…… Continue reading Day 245