Author Archives: Natalia

About Natalia

Sensitive in varying degrees, soft-spoken but rarely hushed, a guilty romantic, a stubborn extremist and a happy dreamer.

A Happy Exhaustion

My house sleeps. M is curled up under the fleecy cloud of his down duvet, printed in trains and train tracks and railroad crossing signs while wooden blocks, rejected clothes and crayons litter his bedroom floor. Our colossal bed with … Continue reading

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It’s been a little hectic…

I’ve been away… but my return is near! Working on a piece now, and child-permitting, I will post very very soon. Xoxo

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Hail to the Humble Gooseberry

No one seems to sing praise to the gooseberry. Though perhaps humbled by its drab attire, it is, in fact, a preciously wrapped little treasure that bursts in a golden flavour once undressed from its modest papery coat. It offers a … Continue reading

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When he sleeps

It’s been over seven months since I have taken the time to sit down and reflect, write, read… Time is monopolized by the little man in my life and it’s not until I take the moment to pause and look … Continue reading

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On Grief – A Dedication To Today’s Rainfall

Waking up to raindrops tapping on the window panes, the sun nowhere in sight, I knew today was going to be a writing day. And for this I am glad, because I have been waiting for a good day to … Continue reading

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Romance Isn’t Always A Romeo

“And what’s romance? Usually, a nice little tale where you have everything as you like it, where rain never wets your jacket and gnats never bite your nose, and it’s always daisy-time.” – D.H. Lawrence Three years, three beating hearts … Continue reading

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It feels rather peculiar to start writing on this particular day. I imagined that there would be a real beginning or a real end to something that would finally incline me to sit down and begin this blog… it would … Continue reading

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