Distractions of the Heart (For the Romantics)

Love comes when it decides. We just need to be smart enough to recognise the moment.

Continue reading

The Colour Connection

Although I have been slow with my blog this year, it has nevertheless been an interesting first couple of months. Most of the time has been spent reflecting on the world around me and the effect others can have on our lives whether we welcome their contributions/intrusions or not. When I wrote The Colour Connection, […]

Continue reading

Looking for Alibrandi, Italians and poetry

These days, I have so much happening that blogging and my timeline fail to connect. This particular post is a good example. This is the twentieth time I have sat down to write it (not kidding). Each time I get so far and then read it and don’t understand a thing I have said. I […]

Continue reading

The bird outside my window

I never know what the topic of my post will be until I sit at the computer. Sometimes I wish I were more of a planner, more precise in vision and in general and I don’t necessarily mean with my writing. However, I have one of the minds that never stops and so ideas fling […]

Continue reading

Ukiyo, energy levels, unkindness, and change

I find it difficult to detach from the things, and consequently I struggle to let things go. Change doesn’t happen when we dismiss. This is not about holding grudges. It is about the world around us and the things in this world that intrudes on our energy levels, some more than others. Describing these things, […]

Continue reading

Can someone from another planet write reviews? Part 1 with a poem.

Chocolate. Reviews are like chocolate. The more we have, the more we want. However, we are fussy creatures and demand it be of the best kind. It needs to be rich and smooth and melt in the mouth. But taste, like much in our lives, is different for everyone. Reflecting on this, I found myself […]

Continue reading

The  March Chilling with Books Corner and Author Spotlight on C. R. Alam

Procrastination is a dirty word. March arrived and is now leaving. It is so hard to believe it is the end of month but then think I have lived in a daze for the last thirty days. Correction, I know I am living in some alternative reality called procrastination. I started a new job, said […]

Continue reading