I wander and I wonder about sonnets and Shakespeare and writing

Poetry is difficult but a challenging medium and one with the ability to help us express emotions with brevity.

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No resolutions, just a little living in the moment

“This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play“. ― Alan W. Watts This Alan Watts quote is one I found in a post from a blogger, The Parmigiana Whisperer or ‘Cream doesn’t […]

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Happy New Year

Timing the release of a new post is hard at this time of year. I will either be early or I will be late. Choosing the early road feels better. There is no doubt this has been a difficult year, harder I know for some than others. I have no wish to make light of […]

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Chilling Corner in December

I’m doing this a little early this month. My reading has slowed down a great deal. The tbr (to be read) list is getting longer and longer whilst time gets shorter and shorter (getting ready to cry). However I need time to write my own book. The second novel in my series keeps calling out […]

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Writer’s block comes in many forms and isn’t always about the writer

Being aware of those around us, of nature and taking pleasure in simple things is soothing.

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Words from the Ancients, and three coins in the Trevi Fountain

Save your coins for the fountain, and keep hope alive, and while you’re at it, listen to your elders.

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