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  • Joined: May 2007

Journal

I was a reluctant parent...

My partner keeps saying “I can’t believe you never wanted Madeline.” / That is not exactly right. It was parenthood I wasn’t keen on. Madeline didn’t exist at the time. I was deeply concerned about the loss of freedoms and travel plans, the commitment, the financial burdens, the commitment, the sheer amount of work… / The commitment… ;-) / …and then along came Madeline. This crying, shi…
Posted about 2 years – Leave a comment

Our Daughter's Blessing

Our dearest Madeline… / We are so glad it was you who popped out. We are already smitten by your beautiful blue eyes, your giggles and squeals, your day-dreamy stares, helpful nature and placidly stubborn ways. / May you grow into the beauty you have begun. / May joy outweigh sadness, laughter outweigh anger, health outweigh sickness and kindness outweigh indifference. / Our Dearest Madeline, ma…
Posted almost 3 years – Leave a comment

The Friar's Creed

I believe we are here for an incredibly short time in terms of the cosmos – but it can feel like forever for us. / I believe that however we came to be here, the best we can do is work to enhance life – ours and everyone else’s. / I believe that what we really really want to do and what we deep-down know we must do are often the same thing. / I know I am here now, I know I will …
Posted about 5 years – 2 comments

Around the world in 10 training runs...

Just made use of a massive bunch o’ frequent flyer points and did a round the world trip. It was my first time to each and every place. I’ve decided to narrate my tale by following the training runs I did… / Hong Kong / Bad start! Didn’t run in Hong Kong. You can’t. There’s too many Hongkongians in the way. Man that place swarms! It’s like Bangkok,…
Posted over 5 years – 3 comments