"Everyone's awkwardness shines a little brighter in an elevator." Sammy Rhodes from his book, This Is Awkward: How Life's Uncomfortable Moments Open the Door to Intimacy and Connection. You and I can be standing side-by-side, but because we don't know each other there is this expectation and understanding that we will ignore each other. I can … Continue reading Awkward!
Following on from my previous post, "Taking hospitality to the street", I just wanted to let you know our Neighbour’s Day 2016 celebration was a great success. Yipee! There was, however, a very tense moment at 2pm, one hour out from the start of our party, when the sky went dark and rain came down heavily. We … Continue reading What happens when you take hospitality to the street?
Following my recent post "Are you ready to see my real life?" and my desire to be more hospitable this year, I’m tackling one of my related goals head on. March 19-20 is national Neighbours Day here in New Zealand and over the years as this day nears, I have great intentions of organising an event for our … Continue reading Taking hospitality to the street
Opening your home say’s "you're welcome into my real life". Jen Hatmaker I wish I was the kind of gal who swung open my front door freely, but I’m not. I don’t really like unannounced visitors. Firstly, because I will be in my around-the-house-clothes which fall very much under the “for comfort” category and … Continue reading Are you ready to see my real life?