Chilling Corner in February asks: Constructive criticism – a good guy or a bad?

Constructive feedback or criticism is the key that unlocks the door to success in all areas of life. Unless we have a magic wand most of us need to keep working on learning our crafts. Feedback keeps us on our toes; working to improve is a forever mission. Yet so many rush to criticise without […]

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What makes a Badass?

Lately I have become obsessed about the idea of being a badass. I want to be useful and I have been thinking long and hard how to go about it. In fact, I stepped away from blogging at the beginning of this month to concentrate on this very question. However, the reality is I am […]

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January’s Chilling Corner, a virtual look at Greece

I have decided I might play around with my chilling corners this year. Sometimes it will be about books I have enjoyed and want to share, sometimes about authors I have come across, particularly indie authors. However, I may also do something like this post and have a random topic. In actual fact, not so […]

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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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