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“You will never take my soul!”

“You will never take my soul!”

I remember screaming these words as he threw me on the bed his hands tightly gripped round my neck.  My partner of eight years wanted me dead! “Half of all homicides in New Zealand are committed by an offender who identifies as family.”  “One women is killed every month by her partner or ex.” (www.areyouok.org.nz …

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Passion

Passion

It happened quickly. So quickly, I hadn’t noticed. Suddenly, I saw and felt everything as it was. I had never believed in the notion of denial—I am a type that analyzes everything closely, which means I am always prepared for anything I might feel. I know everything about myself, and I don’t hide anything from …

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Self-Publishing for Authors

Self-Publishing for Authors

When you start writing, you’re happy you’ve accomplished something great, but then you hit a roadblock. What’s next? How do I turn this manuscript into a book? This is a struggle with many authors I’ve come across over the passed few months so if you’re thinking this, you’re not alone. You’re first step is finding …

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My Life Well Travelled

My Life Well Travelled

Hi, I’m Julie Warner, a mother to two teenage children, a wife, an entrepreneur and an avid traveller. I was born and lived in a small country town in South Australia until moving to New Zealand in 1993 after meeting my Kiwi husband whilst travelling in Europe on a Contiki tour of all places! And …

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Cancer is Life

Cancer is Life

Today, 9th of May, is my mothers birthday. She has been gone now for almost three years; taken by a degenerative lung disorder. I think about my mother most days, as it’s difficult not to think about the people that have had the greatest impact on your life, especially when they are no longer here …

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