liss amyah

About liss amyah

Liss was born in Brisbane, raised in Brisbane and currently lives in Brisbane. Her life goals include eventually living somewhere other than Brisbane. She is a calligrapher, obsessed with all lettery things, making the world a little more beautiful and encouraging others to do that too. Liss is a single mum to six amazing people, aged 5-15, who are all just as loud, creative and slightly weird (in a good way) as she is. She is a coffee snob, and believes that parenting is only possible with high doses of quality coffee.

“There is nothing stronger than a broken women who has rebuilt herself.” – Hannah Gadsby My marriage ended. Sure, there are dates – the one when we said it’s over, and the one when started living in separate houses – but it was broken long before either of those. There […]

Endings and Beginnings

“The war stops when we stop speaking to ourselves with weapons disguised as words.” Rebecca Ray I have a picture in my mind of who I want to be as a mum. I also have one of who I think I actually am. Suffice to say, they’re two vastly different […]

Through Her Eyes

“He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.” Martin Luther King, Jr. I’m scared of looking stupid. I’m scared of getting it wrong. I’m scared of other […]

Dear Fellow White Woman

  Remember then: there is only one time that is important– Now! It is the most important time because it is the only time when we have any power. – Leo Tolstoy I’ve been confronted lately by how much time I spend trying to live in the parts of my […]

but first, breathe.

“You know those things that you just need to hear sometimes? Like you’re doing great, and this is tough but you can do it, and you are totally, absolutely enough? You’re allowed to say those things to yourself.” Dr Rebecca Ray Sometimes the strangest things can be overwhelming. Like silence. […]

when the silence is overwhelming