About Dianah

  • A woman who has received a just upbringing
  • A woman who has been cherished by her parents
  • A woman who loves her family and is inspired by her sister
  • A woman who has frown lines from concern, fear and sadness
  • A woman who has laughter lines from living, loving and being hopeful
  • A woman who loves her family and is so proud to have brought two remarkable and amazing children into the world
  • A woman who has a fierce will to protect her family
  • A woman who nurtures and nourishes those around her
  • A woman who treats others as she would like others to treat her
  • A woman who works hard, is driven, focused, motivated and passionate
  • A woman who doesn’t have a tertiary education but learns a new ‘life’ lesson every single day
  • A woman who values friendship and loyalty
  • A woman who has lost two babies before they drew breath and wonders every day what might have been
  • A woman who has lost a parent and understands loss at that most primal level
  • A woman who cherishes her roots and gives thanks that her grandfather, whom she never met, fought for her country
  • A woman who believes in a fair go, freedom of speech, gay marriage and voluntary euthanasia
  • A woman who also believes in protecting our arable land from urban sprawl, ill-considered investment and foreign ownership
  • A woman who can now accept that every now and again you can say “no” to someone and not feel like you’ve let them down
  • A woman who wants the best possible future for her children and her children’s children
  • A woman who has a deep sense of empathy and compassion for her fellows, wherever they may be on the planet and whatever their convictions
  • A woman who cares for animals and can’t bear to see animal cruelty
  • A woman who understands that in order for humans to survive we need to feed each other and respect our planet
  • A woman who believes that talking to resolve issues is far better than bearing arms
  • A woman who has faith in human nature, acts with grace and believes in justice and being socially responsible
  • A woman who worries if her great grandchildren will have clean air, clean water and nutritious food
  • A woman who sees the landscape around her as something not to take for granted
  • A woman who will pick up a crying baby even if asked not to!
  • A woman who will ask a question which might be perceived as trivial
  • A woman who is in awe of science and looks to the night sky with amazement
  • A woman who is a good listener
  • A woman whose vices include chocolate, a good glass of red and exceptional coffee