Hello there!Today's post is a letter to Doug first published to my Substack Newsletter Family. I'm posting them here as well under the category of Letters to Doug, so I have them all saved in the one place. I apologise if you are a newsletter Continue Reading
Goodbye My Love!
Hi there! I sent this letter to my Newsletter Family recently and it comes with a trigger warning of grief and loss. If you have already subscribed to Hi From Sandra I apologise if you receive this for a second time. For those who may Continue Reading
Unfamiliar Becomes Familiar.
It was a glorious morning. Misty, mysterious, majestically still. Not a leaf nor blade of glass nodding to the rise of the morning sun... as if any sudden movement would break the spell of the orange and blue dawn. Mesmerising. I too sat Continue Reading
Sparrow Farts and Mosquito Bites!
Awake at sparrow fart, yet again, I noticed a pink haze fall across the bedroom wall. “That’s cool!” I said to myself while sliding the doona over my shoulder to snuggle down and doze for a while longer. I was so comfortable and having only fallen Continue Reading
How Would Doing One Thing Different A Day Change Your Life?
How cool would it be to wake up and write in this room?Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Waking up at 4.30 am on a Sunday morning sucks big time. Non-morning brothers and sisters of internet land I hear your collective groan and thank Continue Reading
Who Knew Cleaning The Toilet Would Lead To This!
This morning while cleaning the toilet (let’s face it, most of our insightful thoughts come while we are doing the most mundane things) I was thinking about three different things that have been on a rinse and repeat cycle in my head for some Continue Reading
Cats Are Smart. Be More Like a Cat.
I woke all snuggled down in the bed feeling safe and warm. My head lost in the pillow and arms hugging the bunched-up doona like you would a teddy bear. I wondered if this was how cats felt when they disappear into the folds of their bedding Continue Reading
Can I Come? Can I Huh?
Every time I’d see my Dad make his way to the back door I’d scramble after him trying to pull my little gumboots on as fast as I could while pleading “Can I come? Can I come? Can I huh? Can I huh? Dad?” Most times it ended with me sitting on the Continue Reading
Life Can Be A Bitch.
Life can be a bitch… and then it’s not… and then it is again… and… oh… wait… no it’s not again… all clear… as you were.And so are the days of our… damn, that ship has already sailed. Can’t use that one. So hello there from the front veranda Continue Reading
And Then He Came Home…
“I wonder how many times I’ve walked these stairs late at night?” I sighed wearily and reached for the handrail while contemplating that thought. “These are very steep stairs for a hospital” I frowned. The handrail was sticky, the huge Continue Reading
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