Category Archives: TSIB interviews

Yearning for Mrs Doubtfire – a #tsibmum interview

Thanks so much to the hundreds of people that popped in yesterday to read Michelle’s journey as a mum. It always warms my heart when people take the time to read really read the stories we have to tell. So … Continue reading

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Stronger than I ever imagined – a #tsibmum interview

You’d be mistaken by thinking that Mothers Day is a media free-for-all to write about the way we should or shouldn’t acknowledge the day. I’ve only been a mum for the last 8 years – not really a veteran but … Continue reading

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The lounge room sanctuary – a guest post about loss.

Stories fill in the gaps. The spaces where the world presents complexity and a quest for clarity all at the same time. I’m reading Michaela McGuire’s ‘A story of Grief’ its a short snapshot of thoughts on how mourning can … Continue reading

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Widening the spaces – living with our dead

A couple of years ago I stumbled across a lovely article in the Herald about a woman. A creative woman called Victoria Spence who was exploring new ways to acknowledge loss. I emailed her. We chatted, and this month (fingers … Continue reading

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Not owning me – a TSIB interview

Ashleigh sent me a message on Facebook. You know when someone you don’t know gets in touch and it falls in to that little ‘others’ folder making you feel a little silly when you stumble past and see all these … Continue reading

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the writing instinct – a TSIB interview

I hang out in a few little online gatherings. Places where people share tips and tricks about navigating the fabulous world of freelancing and cheer with you with the wins and send sad face emoticons when the wheels have fallen … Continue reading

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Along for the ride

Two years ago I was getting ready to return to work. My boy had just turned one. My girl had just started school and my masters degree was bubbling along when I had the chance to tweak and twist it … Continue reading

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Dressed for success – a TSIB interview

Back in the early noughties I returned home from overseas. I worked hard in a job as a shift worker offering counselling to women surviving domestic violence. We often worked alone at night and those small voices on the end … Continue reading

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A safe place to mourn – a TSIB interview

  One of the ways I notice families react to the sadness and trauma is to find ways to make meaning. Meaning not only of the loss but meaning as to how they might survive it. Rachel and I connected … Continue reading

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The threads that stretch – a TSIB interview

Hello. Is anyone out there? Its been weeks since my last blog post I lost my blogging way for a moment. I existed in the outside world rather than the online one. But Im back! Im currently packing for my … Continue reading

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