Poetic devices, and the five senses – word magicians

Every now and then I like to play with words and turn them into poetry of sorts. I see it as an activity to challenge my brain. It keeps me writing when I don’t feel like tackling my novel. Searching for words also gives me the opportunity to practise description, to put things together that […]

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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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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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