Wellwood Caldwell Armstrong, 1969Morag's drawing 1969This was the house we lived in, in Hout Bay, Western Cape. Clown by WC Armstrong, 1968Clown by Morag Armstrong 1968 As it is Father’s day I would like to wish all the fathers a very happy day. I hope you feel cherished. I was also thinking about my father. … Continue reading Fathers make an impact
I lost you to a screen Just your face can be seen But no more body language Silent cues Body ticks And energy...Now we experience "lost connection" As the internet lags Or batteries fail
I have discovered to my dismay, have to be washed by hand otherwise they unravel. It is therefore quite a palaver and they are heavy so I don't like washing them.
My question is: 'have we given ourselves wings to fly and created roots for ourselves?'
Let go of restrictions of boundaries that crush and curtail Squeezing expectations smaller the reduction of your Actions And beliefs Let go of restriction Of fear and small mindedness Saying ‘I can’t’ and ‘I won’t’ Making you shrink back Into your shell. Let go of restriction Of legalistic piety and adherence That … Continue reading Restrictions of the mind.
Life is Not about dancing the show But rather dancing your dance Elegantly or awkwardly With dignity. It is about singing the song in your heart Each song, a gift which plays its part. It is about living the drama Moment by moment With exhilaration; Of embracing the unknown; Of seeing the illustrations … Continue reading Life is not a performance
I have always felt uncomfortable writing about my cancer but I feel like I owe it to others who might need to hear about my story. Anybody can google the facts about cancer but I want to try to portray my experience as vividly as possible. My friend had just gone for a mammogram check-up … Continue reading Discovering I had cancer.
We left early, and because we were ignorant of how long travel takes in England we were overly optimistic about what we could achieve, so we headed for Stratford-upon-Avon which was not really on our route. The towns with their picturesque houses were a contrast the busy motorways. We finely arrived at Stratford-upon-Avon. The swans … Continue reading Day 5: 18th Aug 1997 Ignorant Travellers
Holding your self in compassion is the third topic in the Mojo diary. This is an act of loving yourself more. How then are we to show ourselves love if we do not know love in the first place? Our challenge is not to understand and know why we are not loved but to learn … Continue reading Loving kindness
The terms used for people like: People pleasers, the overly anxious, helping professions, type A people, and workaholics could sound negative but think about the strengths these different types of people have. My opinion is that a personality strength can also be a weakness depending on if we let it rule us or if we … Continue reading Mojo-reflection: Our strength can also be our tender spot.