So many cables!

So many cables!

The mixer is here! And after hooking it up and looking at it for a good hour I finally figured out how to get the thing to register my microphone. Despite the many different types of cables I purchased, it turns out I need a few more. So once they… Read more

Podcast update: equipment is arriving!

Podcast update! The first lot of equipment has arrived. I have microphones! And microphone stands! And a digital recorder! And microphone cables! I don’t usually use exclamation points. Can you tell I’m excited? Once customs clears it, I will have the mixer, and then I am just one Amazon package… Read more

The next step – The One in a Million baby as a podcast

The next step – The One in a Million baby as a podcast

This post is going to be different. I am excited. Really genuinely excited. I can feel life buzzing away in me. I can feel Eva’s influence on that excitement and feel her steering me gently into the project which is making me so excited. I wrote a while ago about… Read more

A lesson in humility

A lesson in humility

This post pains me to write. It involves me admitting some things about myself pre Eva that I’m embarrassed of now. I feel ashamed of the thoughts and feelings I had and it’s easy for me to sit on my self-righteous pedestal with my new thoughts and feelings and forget… Read more

What grief looks like for me

What grief looks like for me

Everyone knows what grief means. We grow up knowing that word. Some of us experience it at a young age. Maybe we lose a brother or a parent and have to swim through those choppy waters as a teenager or a child. Before Eva died I had experienced some forms… Read more

Saying yes to the possibility of answers

Saying yes to the possibility of answers

I got an interesting phone call while I was in Auckland. It felt about right, to be getting a call about Eva while I was in a place that we had spent so much time dealing with her health issues. It was Eva’s geneticist who had been away in Edinburgh… Read more

This city feels different

This city feels different

I’m in Auckland visiting friends. I used to live here, what feels like a lifetime ago, and I still have quite a few friends who live here. One of these very good friends decided to fly me up to spend some of the school holidays with her and her family.… Read more