New Pathways Continuing

‘Nature never did betray the heart that loved her’ William Wordsworth And so it begins again. The new pathway towards becoming more of an educator alongside writer. Another quarter of University and this time I am learning about the Humanities and English curriculum and curriculum in general. Curriculum, pedagogy, assessment! How do we modify themContinue reading “New Pathways Continuing”

Mother’s Day and the Mountain

Originally posted on Following the Crow Song:
For mother’s day we made a late afternoon trip up Mount Cootha to see the sunset. It was my first mother’s day without my eldest son at home. One day they will all be winging their way into their lives and so these times are even more precious,…

Back to University

So there may not be too much going on my blog, but behind the scenes is another story. I recently made the monumental decision to return to university to study a masters of teaching! My goal is to become a high school teacher of humanities and literature, and or work in curriculum design and educationContinue reading “Back to University”

From the Archives

The last month I’ve been working on creating folio samples for applications and checking my archives for works that have potential, but perhaps just need more editing or a process of reinvention. The above picture is of a poem from a Writing Group Anthology from 10 years ago! Under One Sky with the Licuala Writers.Continue reading “From the Archives”

Illuminations – on its way!

I have been a bit quiet of late, as a new book, Illuminations: 19 Poems and 1 Story, is about to be born. At the end of this post is a preview of the back cover. It has been a happy process – and has reunited me with designer Heidi Den Ronden and editor MatildaContinue reading “Illuminations – on its way!”