Love, Desire & Pain

Here are my latest pieces of writing.

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I wrote this after thinking of the the very first time I saw and touched snow, a beautiful memory.


Sometimes you can’t help who you love, even if that love has the ability to destroy you, it is the only way you feel you can survive. That feeling inspired this piece.

Love & laughter,
Curly Miri


Thursday Treats


I visited Eden Garden as I wanted to start the week feeling refreshed.  A beautiful place to escape and enjoy nature at its best.  Today is officially the start of Winter in the Southern Hemisphere, my favourite season.


Mister and I checked out Kowhai Cafe in Manukau City.  I enjoyed a Mocha made by a cheerful barista named Arthur.  He sang the chorus of Adele’s ‘Turning Tables’ while making my coffee-3/5 for his singing effort and 5/5 for the coffee.

The hollandaise sauce on the Eggs Benedict was a bit sour but tasty otherwise. The black and white floral decor and wait staff give the place a friendly vibe.

Mister’s Big Breakfast-lower left of the photo is butter which they wrap in paper like a lolly-cute!


I read this article and thought to myself:  Why have I not yet graduated?  I was supposed to graduate last year from university.  I avoided going on Facebook around that time as I wanted to steer clear of graduation status updates and avoid seeing photos of my peers in their graduation gowns.  No matter what the circumstances, I feel like I have dragged the past into the present and used it as a recurring excuse to not succeed.  I do fear failure however a discussion with a university colleague, my many talks with Mister and rethinking my priorities are contributing factors to the wakeup call that I needed to thrive.  I’m glad I came across this story as it furthers my realisation that the only barrier to my success is me.


Mister and I checked out The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.  A beautiful story of love, rejection, and new discovery in urban India which also signifies how culture and social factors influence the way we perceive and treat people.  A must see movie for those who love to laugh and at the same time appreciate characters that remind you of the extraordinary people in your life.


Today’s view of the cloudless afternoon sky from our bedroom window.

Check out the “Thursday Treats” category for more weekly treats. 

Love & laughter,
Curly Miri