Tag Archives: life lessons

Building a castle of dreams…

My younger son called to tell me he was off work, if I wanted to bob round. He has taken a few days off to look after the girls and their Mum, who is recovering from surgery. “You can come … Continue reading

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The Great Race ~ Anurag Bakhshi #writephoto

Hola good people, just thought I’ll share that I’ve finally gotten off my lazy ass and got a book published. It is a collection of my blog posts on our recent trip to Turkey, and I am calling it an … Continue reading

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A practical course…

“…am I missing something?” The frantic voice on the phone made it quite clear that he really hoped he was… “There’s a grey ring with symbols on it. Turn it to the one with parallel lines.” “Okay, done that.” “Then, … Continue reading

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‘Updating your system…’

“Would you like to restart your PC now?” I growled at the pop-up on the screen. No, I would not… I was busy. I clicked a box that consigned the message to Hades, while asking it to remind me later. … Continue reading

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A New Horizon – Balroop Singh #writephoto

I didn’t know this valley The valley you pushed me into The valley that glimmers with hope That erases shadowy existence I owe you a special gratitude I am glad I don’t have to walk Into your hollow world Of … Continue reading

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Murder most fowl…?

The sun rose, casting a rose-gold glow across a frozen world. I watched the daily miracle soften the sky, grateful that my home faces east that every day brings a reminder of renwa, and every dawn reminds me that now … Continue reading

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So, You Used To Be A Dancer? Life Lessons From Dancing from Sirena Tales

Reblogged from Sirena Tales: “Ask [yourself] what makes you come alive and go do it.  Because what the world needs are people who have come alive.”~~Howard Thurman People keep coming across my path, voicing their passions along with their regret … Continue reading

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Life lessons from a sick fish

“Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.” – Galadriel, The Hobbit (movie) “Weird, isn’t it?” Not an unusual statement round here, of course, but I needed some clarification. “What’s weird?” “How the plight of one small … Continue reading

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