Avid gardener, cook, & dog walker, as keen as mustard for all things concerning the written word.
VEGAN, GF TIRAMISU
Ahh, the tiramisu. Translating directly to 'pick me up', there is nothing more divine to uplift the spirits than this indulgent dessert.
On becoming in our modern times.
We live in tight shoes, tight mindsets, tight budgets. Always attempting to squeeze ourselves into something that doesn’t quite sit right. We morph and change and mould ourselves into who we ‘should’ be. Then, we become fretful and anxious, always worrying about maintaining this incongruous disposition. Pervasive self-deprecation seems to be the new trend, and if you are not continuously seeking to redefine and improve yourself, you are ostracised. From healing childhood trauma, becoming more confident, to changing addictive behaviour, the health & wellness industry is utterly capitalising on our deeply discontented modern lives & lack of truly compassionate leaders. Selective inclusivity rules, and we are encouraged to love & honour all that we are, unless of course that involves ‘bad’ and ‘negative’ traits, which must be cleansed from our system to allow us to be whole again.
The flower garden
Pink, gold, blue, orange, they all whirl around me, enthralling me, demanding my undivided attention to their dazzling show. I tumble and move and sway and dive and land on the plush grass beneath me, solid, supportive, and squeeze my eyes shut. Vivid red spots dance before me as my chest heaves, gasping in the heady smell of earth.