Archive | June 2015

A Little Encouragement Can Go A Long Way

It’s amazing what a little encouragement can do. That’s how it felt, seeing Alzheimer’s Australia VIC recommendation of my latest book as a ‘good read’. (On their Facebook page – 25 June.)

And then Carers Victoria commented: ‘It is great … very insightful and honest.’
The story is about accompanying my 88 year old, spirited mum through memory loss and the medical maze. I’m delighted by these comments, and I suspect my late mother would have been too.

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Finding Delightful Places

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Life has so many twists and turns. And delights. Sometimes that delight can be as simple as a new bloom in the garden, in sparkling winter sunshine. What’s your delightful place? Or space?

For those who have read my latest book, Fraying: Mum, memory loss, the medical maze and me. this pic is of the last gift my mother ever gave me — a eucaplyptus silver princess. ¬†Perhaps that, in part, is why I’m so drawn to it, keenly watching each bursting bloom, as each umbel pops its top.

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Text and image copyright Michele Gierck

Image: eucalyptus silver princess bursting into bloom. (It’s amazing when the umbels pop their tops.)