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!

Numbing beauty.

She turned her face into the freezing wind. Each flake pierced her skin with its freezing bite, the gale stealing her breath and hammering her hard in equal measure. To hold her eyes open brought tears which augmented her feelings as they froze, but closing them only brought a barrage of driving flakes which collected … More Numbing beauty.

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!

The party is over.

She slid slowly back from the arm of the sofa, hoping to feel its comfort as it caught her. Her fall was broken, but no support offered. The party was over. She was alone. Lying there in the stillness of the empty space, she stared at the ceiling and wondered ‘What next?’ She knew the … More The party is over.

Mora struggles back

A tale from Mora’s adventures in Briarhaven. After being involved in a battle to defend the village against an attack from The Pretender King, Mora is left unconscious and beaten, a glancing injury from one of the King’s poisoned darts having introduced poison into her body.   Mora was plunged into darkness. Debilitating cold and … More Mora struggles back

Sometimes having a little information, is less help than having none at all! (Continued from Briarhaven)

Mora took herself to the library and slipped through the door as quietly as she could. Closing the door behind her, she leaned back against it and let out a breath as she looked all around her. There were books and scrolls to work her way through. She might have asked someone for guidance, but … More Sometimes having a little information, is less help than having none at all! (Continued from Briarhaven)

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?