Category: Motivation

Motivation.  Tessa Barrie’s ideas about get up and go.

COUNTDOWN TO KESWICK

My own Hiker’s Guide to the Lake District, features short, flat walks and frequent sightings of quaint, pretty little pubs dotted along the path.

Remarkable Women: Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou was such an inspiration in so many ways. She stirred many hearts, including mine.

WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH: Don’t Give Up

Xia Boyu is a sixty-nine year old double amputee who has just succeeded in climbing Mount Everest… on his fifth attempt.

The Learning Curve(s) of a Virgin Novelist​

Very recently, I had to step away from it, again, for a number of weeks.   I had more than just a wobble, it was a total confidence meltdown.

Tuesday’s Resurgence​

For once, the old adage of things will look better in the morning was right.

BELIEVE AND ACHIEVE

MAKE IT HAPPEN #overcomingchallenges #bewhatyoubelieve #liveyourdream

Stepping out of your Comfort Zone

For the first time in a very long time, I ditched humourous veil I that tend to hide behind and I allowed my imagination wander around in the murky world of crime.

Finding Peace of Mind: Feeling the Qi

I embraced Qi Gong, welcoming it into my world like a lost childhood friend.

Friday Throwback: The Ever-Changing​ Sky

HAPPY FRIDAY HAVE YOU GOT THAT FRIDAY FEELING YET? Fly free this weekend ♥

FRIDAY THROWBACK: Be the person you were always meant to be …

From Lost Blogs … with love … Music Credit:  Tim Besamusca – Age of Harmony.

Friday Fillip – Ayn Rand

In the wake of #International Women’s Day … The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me Ayn Rand

The Pain of Editing: Manic Monday

I’m torn between wanting to finish the edit a.s.a.p. and coming up for up air to give myself a break.

Friday Fillip – Golda Meir

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

Sorting out the Muddle in the Middle

… it’s back to sorting out my muddle in the middle.

TRAVEL UNDAUNTED: Rambling around The Lakes

A local hostelry at the end of each hike is very appealing, along with the views

Here’s wishing you everything you wish for yourselves …

“Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” ― Oprah Winfrey    

As the New Year Approaches … these are the wise words of Abhijith Padmakumar

Yes, that is true. We have all failed a lot of times in our lives. And the frustration of that loss has spoilt our days. At least I have spent days like that and it was those were the worst days. I would wake up the next day […]

THE LOST BLOGS CHRISTMAS VIDEO 2017 – ONLY LOVE MATTERS

 Wishing you peace and love this Christmas and everything you are hoping for in 2018. xx    MUSIC CREDIT:  MARY JENNINGS – ONE BRICK

Winchester Writers’ Festival Writing Workout – 4th November 2017

A Writers’ Workout at Winchester University for me started on the 3rd November when I stayed the night on campus, rekindling my student days.

Winchester Writers’ Festival – Writing Workout – 4th November 2017

I’m in the process of editing the fifth re-write of my novel in progress so there is no better time to give it a kick up the plotline and I cannot think of any better way to stimulate my creative juices than to spend a day in the company of:

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