December 24, 2013

Why read a novel?

Silly question really, but I guess worth thinking about. Reading a good novel, is a great way of allowing one’s mind to create images and scenes […]
November 30, 2013

Depression – a personal journey

I am no psychologist, so take what I say with a pinch of salt…. If you have ever suffered from depression, you will know the feeling […]
October 25, 2013

Comfort zone

In these difficult modern times, we are constantly faced with change. Change in use of technology, society, the workplace….and change within ourselves. These changes imply displacement […]
October 24, 2013

Emily Dickinson’s “Heaven has different signs to me”

Emily Dickinson’s poem “Heaven has different signs to me”, is a beautiful poem. The lyrics clearly illustrate Emily’s vivid imagination and her skill at crafting her […]
October 23, 2013

Christine Westhoff sings An Aria for Fatimah

Its strange isn’t it, when you have a tune in your head but no words to fit! This was the case with my daughter Fatimah’s Aria, […]
September 28, 2013

New Frontiers Part 1

When Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein, she has had no idea that her powerful ghost story could one day become reality. Yes, we can’t bring someone back […]