The Sound of Silence

I came across this by accident. The feelings this music evoked were so beautiful, so moving that I knew I had to share it. Originally made famous by Simon & Garfunkel such is the power of the lyrics and music of The Sound of Silence that it has become a classic. It is no wonder […]

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Looking for the heart of things

As much as I love blogging, occasionally I find things that speak for themselves. This ted talk is one of them. I have found some exceptionally good bloggers/writers during this Covid 19 lockdown and am so glad I opted to utilise my time reading.  Emma is a writer who likes to tackle a variety of […]

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Simple is nice

My inspiration this post comes from someone well-known and long dead. He said:  “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” –Leonardo da Vinci I read a lot about what makes good blogging. I am still working on the answer but as I am a firm believer that dreams don’t have an expiry date, I am happy to […]

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Chilling Corner in August

Opinions vary to an extraordinary degree. I don’t know why this surprises me but it always does, in all aspects of life. For writers reviews are a staple ingredient and one that is an emotional minefield. Reading them before purchase can influence the outcome. After all, reviews are a good indication of what might be […]

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Roses and Doubts

There are days I doubt all the work I have done, wonder why I lost time and energy because like most creative people I doubt myself. It is these doubts that led me to poetry because the beauty of poetry is the way it allows flexibility to say what we think in the way we […]

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One World

“There is only one world, the world pressing against you at this minute. There is only one minute in which you are alive, this minute here and now. The only way to live is by accepting each minute as an unrepeatable miracle.” Anonymous Not so long ago I came across this quote in a post, […]

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