Join me?

  Sit in the calm stillness of a new day… the first of a brand new month. Take a deep breath and inhale the tingling promise of days as yet un-lived. Breathe out the tiredness and sadness, the moments of desperation of times finished with. Those days are gone and you owe it to yourself … More Join me?

Share your smile!

Never underestimate the power of a simple smile. Your smile is one of the most powerful gifts that you can share with the world. Too often days can be filled with the dull gloom of the pressures of life and the unavoidable chores that it brings. Your smile offers the best of you, your light … More Share your smile!

What a year!

What a year! 2016 has brought some lovely moments but also seems to have thrown up its fair share of heartache and obstacles to the world. I have been thinking of writing this for a few days now, but the enormity of the year had swamped me. Even in its final days, it seemed impossible … More What a year!

So where to now?

I know I haven’t been brought completely to rock bottom. There are still many people who have way less than me. I am grateful for all I have, yet my spirits have felt pulled right down to the bottom of emotional darkness. It has given me so much to think about, some of it to … More So where to now?

Fight on!

Life takes its toll on us. Cares, worries, pain and loss of health impact our emotional well-being as much as our physical. I know many people hate the inspirational quotes we see around us. I find such wonder in some of them. After all, many have come from the clearest thinking or deepest considering philosophers … More Fight on!


Life is like spinning plates! Do people still do that? When I was young I remember watching people on television with a row of rods or canes, and plates or bowls spinning atop each of them. It’s very much how life seems for me. To place a plate on a rod and get it to … More Plates

Partial view.

We only ever see the parts of someone that they choose to show. They might be hiding the best for later, but equally there might be craziness hidden. Time will tell if there’s more wonder to be revealed, or if there’s a mask which will slowly slip off to show the seething mass of dark … More Partial view.