Journal

The Final Feast

  I revel in the time spent combining flavours, colours and textures that I know excite you, just so that I can watch the pleasure on your face manifest. I lose myself in this world of aromatics and spice as the inventiveness takes hold.   I am inspired by the natural scents of sweet rose, fresh jasmine and vibrant orange blossom, mingled together with delectable notes of nutmeg, cinnamon and…

There’s only you

The hours we have spent together exploring this other world, is the life I have now chosen to lead, both in and out of the sanctuary we have created. It has become a way of being that has permeated my every thought and action, and so I have become a slave to what I always knew was inside me but for so many years shied away from.     Your...

An Emotive Journey

The parameters I set myself are always the same. The solitude I seek a necessary need in order to fully embrace the creative process. I allow myself this private time, away from everyone I hold dear in order to evolve. My senses alter, heightened by the lack of distraction as I feel every cell in my body calm. I still my mind, enabling the emotional balance to gently take hold....

Creative Balance

Discovering the unknown to form memories that make up the tapestry of my life has been a need that never leaves. Always in the days before I depart I sense the anticipation increasing, the planning of my journey filling me with excitement. I wonder who I may meet as I glimpse into the lives of others, the conversations to be had, the shared, fleeting moments to be experienced, embarking on...

The Perfect Embrace

Light hearted in essence and possibly fleeting in nature, I look back and realise it was this day that would change everything that was known. I was about to step into a new dimension and welcome in, as yet, undiscovered experiences.   Even then your persuasive power over me was evident. The decision made, the nervous excitement infused my cells and as the afternoon leaned into the darkness of the...

Nature’s Bounty

You were the one who opened me to this gift of peaceful harmony I now embrace as my daily life. I had thought I was content, leading a regulated existence dictated by societies ideal of norm. But during those hours of conversation you had awakened me to other possibilities. I had expanded my imagination to welcome the unknown and removed myself from the stifling discomfort of routine. And with both…