Spilled Milk

‘There’s no use crying over spilt milk.’ It was a childhood truism for me, it seemed to be directed at me, often, by my practical mother and wise grandmother, especially. Perhaps I was an over-sensitive… Read more ›

For A New Beginning

Though your destination is not clear You can trust the promise of this opening; Unfurl yourself into the grace of beginning That is one with your life’s desire. Awaken your spirit to adventure Hold nothing back, learn… Read more ›

Fairholme In January 2021

‘It always seems impossible until it’s done.’ - Nelson Mandela Dear Members of the Fairholme Family Welcome to a new school year and a fresh start for all. No doubt, this newsletter comes as a relief to… Read more ›

Letting Go…

Jacaranda blossoms, a Junior School guard of honour, bagpipes, girls in tartan, a mass Jump’n’Jive, The Irish Blessing, tears and laughter may seem to construct the ultimate incongruous juxtaposition - but, that’s… Read more ›

When Fairholme Old Girls Unite… Some Things Never Change

Observe constantly that all things take place by change and accustom thyself to consider that the nature of the Universe loves nothing so much as to change the things which are, and to make new things [just] like them.Marcus… Read more ›


‘Well, here at last, dear friends, on the shores of the Sea comes the end of our fellowship in Middle-earth. Go in peace! I will not say: do not weep; for not all tears are an evil.’ (J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return… Read more ›