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Monthly Archives: May 2012

She loves her reflection. She dances in front of the mirror, she dresses in front of the mirror. She looks at her reflection in the windows of the stores that she passes by. And it’s not because she’s vain. Oh, no no no! It’s because she recognises beauty. Nothing more, nothing less. Oh yes, she […]

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; I wanted to post this because it’s how I feel. With so much pressure to be thin, to conform to society’s idea of what is beautiful, I hope I can raise my daughters to be more than that. I hope they will grow up to know that intelligence, imagination, tolerance, humour, compassion, kindness, understanding, […]

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I’ve been taking photos pretty much my whole life. I was only 5 when I received my first camera – a Kodak Instamatic. Oh, how I loved it. And I took photos of everything – feet, the ceiling, the grass, the occasional head, and animals (well, mostly the bars that were keeping the animals in […]

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  Because sometimes, when you want the perfect present for Mother’s Day, you just have to buy it yourself. And that’s exactly what I did. Thank you Julian and James and Charlyse and Saraya and Patrick. Thank you for my new camera bag. I shall treasure it forever. And now, if you’ll all group together, […]

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The holidays seem to roll around faster the older you get. It was only a couple of weekends ago that I was picking up all the Christmas wrapping and stuffing it into large garbage bags, hoisting what looked like oversized, lumpy sausages to the rubbish bins. As for New Year, if I remember correctly I […]

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Call it coincidence, destiny, fate, or kismet. In one tiny moment, lives can collide and change forever. Yet chance encounters aren’t necessarily accidental; I believe that sometimes they can be put down to a predetermined future. Many of us believe in fate and destiny. Although the words are used interchangeably in many cases, FATE and DESTINY […]

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