Christmas has always made me think of the beach and palm trees. Even as a child I used to fantasise about escaping to a deserted beach.
I have a tendency to run away from arguments, especially when emotionally involved. Does that make me a weak person?
When I closed my eyes, there was chaos. A whirlpool of my life flashing like a technicoloured LED advertising board, down to what was on my shopping list and what I was going to cook for supper.
Portugal, for me, is sensory overload; whatever the time of year and after visiting for twenty-six years, it is time to make it my home.
A crackling log fire reminds me of many things. Loved-up evenings on the sofa in front of a crackling fire binge watching box sets and eating a ridiculous amount of chocolate, without realising it. My childhood, growing up in an age before Social Media, playing cards in front of the fire during long winter evenings; my big brother and parents always let me win. As someone who functions much better during the summer months, a burning fire makes the winter bearable, it is the pumping heart of a home.
Tuesday. Woke up feeling determined. Spent most of the day editing the hell out of the first three chapters, before going back to the ultimate self-torture… the ****ing synopsis.
Comedy writers have the most fragile egos. Mindy Kaling At various stages of our lives, our egos take a bashing but now, in the Autumn of my years, I care less about what other people think. And yes, this cavalier thought process even applies to my writing, except… […]
We are so lucky in Jersey to have such wonderful walks on our doorstep.
There is something very calming about water and there is a unique stillness in Queen’s Valley.
There is nothing more complex and fascinating than a Homo Sapien.
Do something nice for somebody else today
Nothing can ever mean as much as spending a handful of hours in the company of good friends
Recently I have been doing a better job of clearing the clutter inside my head and letting go of some of the less sagacious days of my past.
How much longer am I going to live and how much money am I going to need to see me out?
For once, the old adage of things will look better in the morning was right.
So. Monday. We meet again. We will never be friends – but maybe we can move past our mutual enmity toward a more-positive partnership Julio Alexi Genao I have done something fairly major to my knee, so walking is a painful process. I am ‘in training’ for the […]
I fell asleep in the early hours of this morning with the TV remote in bed with me. Around 2.30a.m. I must have rolled over on it and was roused by the BBC reporting on the Chinese space station crash. Tiangong-1, (which translates as Heavenly Palace 1 or Celestial Palace […]
“Toxic people will pollute everything around them. Don’t hesitate. Fumigate.” ― Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass “It is better to dwell on the beautiful things in life than the negative.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!
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Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement Golda Meir SMALL AND MIGHTY: GOLDA MEIR BY RACHEL SEXTON @ feminista.com