Packing Up

She knew she needed a break. The first task was to pull out all the suitcases and bags she could find. Next was the task of deciding what to pack. It was always easy to decide on painting materials and a camera. A bottle of wine was stuffed into a holdall where it would be … More Packing Up

Soak Up The Sun

I live in England. I know better than to waste any time of sunshine. Summer is a fleeting, moving thing over here, and one that can seemingly be over in the blink of an eye! My childhood contained Augusts which were long, and baking hot. I am not sure if this is merely my mis-recollection … More Soak Up The Sun

Lazy Sunday

The chance to take just a little more time over your first cuppa.. and wait for it to revive your mind. I always start each day with a cup of tea. Perhaps that is a British thing? Sure, I soon move to coffee, but it really is that first cup of tea which really seems … More Lazy Sunday

Peaceful Morning

Waking to the feeling of having slept well and soundly. Oh to smile at spring-time birdsong serenading through the open window on a breeze which carries the scent of forest and the cool tingle of anticipation at whatever the new day might bring. Granted I live in the suburbs of a city, but albeit a … More Peaceful Morning

Chaos Into Order

His order and neatness in appearance was something which had first attracted her to him all those years ago, but over time she had discovered that even the way his belongings were neatly arranged was a reflection of the order of clear thoughts his calm head held. Where she was much too quick to let … More Chaos Into Order

The Marina Café

The small building seemed forgotten on the edge of the deck, but the woman took the rusted key out of her pocket and approached the door “Let’s see if this really is the right one.” She put it into the lock and turned it, smiling as the door clicked. She pushed gently, then a little … More The Marina Café

Space To Write

So often I simply need to sit quietly and write. It’s often a case of too many thoughts building up in my head, and I have to put them down on paper, or type them on a screen to avoid my head seeming to burst. I find it easiest to let the flow of words … More Space To Write