Walking the fine line of life

. Then we moved to pets and how in looking after them our mood can improve. This led to a discussion on mental health where we were both very frank. It is a necessary element to wellbeing.

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It’s all about perspective

This post will be brief and features one of my poems from Emotions in Eruption. Every time we watch a news report something awful is happening somewhere and it is easy to become cynical.  I guess we need to remember our reactions count for something. Do we shrug our shoulders, or do we find a […]

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Forgotten Magic, a look at nature from Emotions in Eruption

Thought I would do a poem this post. I have used nature as my muse in all three of my books, Emotions in Eruption, Emotions in Evolution and my new one Emotions in Existence. I am convinced if we allowed it, nature would enrich our lives to an extent that would surprise us. It’s not […]

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Distractions of the Heart (from Emotions in Eruption)

This is my take on relationships and their often-volatile natures. In this poem I guess the romantic in me, surfaces but finds itself in constant battle with reality because love is too often a rocky road for many of us. It would be wonderful if that were not the case, but it is not always […]

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Random Acts of Kindness – the joy of mate-ship, and who has your back?

Random acts of kindness are an inspiration. They mean that someone has our back. I read this in an article written a couple of years ago entitled Who is on your Team by Alison Winn Scotch and then the other day Thrive Global were asking for pieces to do with just this subject. I was […]

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The world in colour by The Human Hand.

Writing poetry just happened. I didn’t intend it and I don’t even know if I am good at it. There is a chance I could suck completely. Despite this I keep going. Ideas seem to spring up out of nowhere and scream at me, demanding their release. So many experiences in my life have left […]

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Making wine, or making vinegar – the difference is in the fine tuning

There are days when I feel so frustrated with the world of writing that I wish I had never started. The reality of it all, the hoping for reviews, hoping for readers, the media, working on follow up books, both in The Unexpected Series and my Emotions poetry trilogy has meant feeling overwhelmed. Don’t misunderstand. I […]

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