Happy New Year to all the wonderful people out there in this big wonderful world of ours. May the New Year bring you joy and your heart’s desire. May it bring all of us peace and happiness. With warmest regards Barbara Strickland 2018
It’s almost the end of the year, and time for that making resolutions conversation. Personally, I am not a resolution person, instead I am someone that has a bucket list. Resolutions to me are a set of rules to improve behaviour. I would like to think we consider this all year round. Bucket lists however…… Continue reading Have you got a bucket list?
Wishing you a lovely day wherever you are and whoever you are. Barbara Strickland 2018
The season for giving has arrived once again. These days it all seems to come so soon, a symptom of the times. Everything happens faster. One year follows another before we know it. These days everything comes with a price tag and not being as solvent as I would like to be, I have had…… Continue reading Supporting others is a form of gift giving; Meet Claudine Tinellis
When I began writing my second poetry book, Emotions in Evolution, I found myself looking back at previous work, then at my life in the past and wondering how much the past does shape our future, and how does the process work. I guess, we look at what we wanted and compare it to where…… Continue reading Love letters and the past
As a writer, successful or not, imagination is a key to everything we do. Without it, I for one would be stuck for a blog post. Mental imagery is what drives us, forcing us to put into words the cinema inside our head. We could call imagination a staple, much in the same way ingredients…… Continue reading FIT doesn’t always involve a gym
Originally posted on Australian Haiku Society:
campground the yellow squares of grass where summer was Jan Dobb Jan Dobb’s haiku is imbued with a sense of nostalgia for the long carefree days of summer. Camping is an integral part of Australian family life, of the barefoot freedom of childhood…