There are times when all we can do is lean back, take a deep breath… and switch off. I don’t know if it’s just something I struggle with, or if there are those of you who share this, but it seems like life is a constant bombardment of noise, colour… and demands. I think with … More Switch off!
Summer seems to be drawing to a close. In fact… here in the UK, there seems to be a trend for us to have glorious summer days in July, but August seems at times to feel more like Autumn. It does make those brief glimpses of sunshine even more important though. There are still … More Surrender
The assassin stood at what he felt was a safe distance. He had heard whisper that this might be where she was to be found, but had scarce believed it. She stood alone in the forest clearing, statue-like, eyes closed and head tilted upwards, at the very moment when the sun started to rise, sending … More Reputation
I have had a few conversations recently with a friend who has got himself into a situation which isn’t proving positive or good for his heart and soul. Part of the course of these conversations has involved me trying to bite my tongue and hide my frustration at how little importance he seems to place … More Lift Yourself!
It’s no secret to those who know me, that I often find social media too… noisy… too shouty….and oftentimes too emotionally demanding. I am old. I find it nicer to simply have a simple conversation with someone rather than shouting out to all the world in one fell swoop, leaving my words typed on a … More Pull up a seat!
I recently found a message from WordPress drawing my attention to the fact that I had been blogging with them since 2015. It surprised me, but it shouldn’t have because time seems to fly these days, and what I think was ‘only a year ago’ or so turns out to be many more. Many people … More A life lived in words
I have always enjoyed the glow of nostalgia which can be found from old objects. From an early age I would marvel at things my grandparents held safe in a simple glass-fronted cabinet. None were worth much in terms of money, but were steeped in sentimental value for them. When my grandfather died, I was … More Vintage girl.