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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The end of a year, the end of a decade. Farewell 2019 and Welcome 2020

Time is our greatest enemy and we need to treasure every moment. We can’t afford to waste opportunities to make friends, to live life to the fullest, enjoy our families and to care for others around us we are yet to know. May 2020 bring you friendships and joy, and may you find pleasure in […]

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FIT doesn’t always involve a gym

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 […]

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Dreaming (dedicated to The Watcher)

I have just finished a term working with students on the subject of dreams, and the way dreams have been perceived for centuries. Alas, I am no wiser. It appears that dreams have always featured as something to fascinate the religious, the scientifically minded and those obsessed with the paranormal world. There is an attraction […]

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The Dreamer never dies

I wonder how many of us do keep the dream alive instead of giving in and thinking it too late to want more. I am not sure I can ever stop dreaming and reaching for whatever is out there no matter what I tell myself. Is that a good thing or a bad thing? Again […]

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Giving up is not an option

 It’s been a busy two weeks.  Started a new job, commenced some volunteer work with adult migrants, am half-way to losing my voice and as much as I like Sydney I am missing my family. I read this great post by Meg Dowel in A Writer’s Path about why we often given up on our […]

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Up and Running

A week after the big event and I still can’t quite grasp it.  I can call myself an author.  That might sound strange considering I have been blogging for a year but somehow the publishing of a book is so different.  Blogging has continuity; you can change your mind and rescind whatever you wrote or […]

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