snowy Luxembourg

So the weather has been the subject of a lot of chatter recently. In the media and on social media reports and reactions to “The Beast from the East” have filled our senses. Despite the fact that it is winter, people seem surprised – both pleasantly and sadly – that there has been quite so…

ice lake, Norway

You may now have come to realise that I enjoy stepping out of my comfort zone, and giving myself new challenges. I didn’t know if my suggestion of going camping one Saturday in February, in mid-Norway, would go down well with my Norwegian friend, but luckily for me he’s still a big kid at heart,…

paint u a picture

wish i could paint u a picture of the sky this evening; sat on this balcony in this place of grey hills. and out to my right, a grey plateau hides half the vision; but behind are two tall tree tops, silhouetted, bending forth in the fresh wind. and beyond… the clouds streak across the…

I built this…

I built this over the weekend… A-frame shelter built at Survival Training Course weekend #nofilter  

Meditation: Happiness

“One is happy as a result of one’s own efforts, once one knows of the necessary ingredients of happiness: simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self-denial to a point, love of work, and, above all, a clear conscience. Happiness is no vague dream, of that I now feel certain.” – George Sand, aka Amantine…

Thoughts on a postcard: revamped blog – what do you think?

Thoughts on a postcard: revamped blog – what do you think? So… having woken up at ridiculous o’clock again this morning, I decided that it was about time that I sat down and actually chose a decent theme to my blog – especially as it’s The Sound of One Hand Clapping’s one year anniversary; yay!

I got snow… then sunshine!

I got snow… then sunshine! As my sister, Rana, always says, “Even if it’s a grey day, remember, the sun always shines above the clouds!”

Ships, tiles, crystal clear waters and big smiles

In 2012 I visited Debrovnik in Croatia with a good friend of mine. Here are a few photos depicting my personal highlights, including a multitude of colours and textures. It is a truly beautiful city.

When my sister sends me flowers like these…

When my sister sends me flowers like these… …I wonder, “Who needs a man??” Love you sis, you’re amazing! Christmas is never the same without you xxxx #nofilter #noedit © All rights are reserved