Just a couple of things for which I am extremely grateful

Two weeks vacation in Canada – seeing relatives for the first time in 20 years, and really loving the fact that, had we all grown up together, the cousins, and my sisters and I, we would have got on like a house on fire, because we all fundamentally have the same morals, values and outlook…

Living without societal constraints

I want to live simply. I want to sit by the window when it rains and read books I’ll never be tested on. I want to paint because I want to, not because I’ve got something to prove. I want to listen to my body, fall asleep when the moon is high and wake up…

Take a moment…

Someone once told me to always live for the little things in life. Live for 5am sunrises and 5pm sunsets where you’ll see colours in the sky that don’t usually belong. Live for road trips and bike rides with music in your ears and the wind in your hair. Live for days when you’re surrounded…

If by Rudyard Kipling

One of my all time favourite poems… If If you can keep your head when all about you     Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,     But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,…

Nominated for a Liebster Award – what’s that?!

Well, this came as a wee shock (sorry, ‘surprise’ is more positive, substitute that here please) in my notifications the other day – nominated for a Liebster Award by fellow blogger and mathematical genius, AbyssBrain. Thanks AbyssBrain – I do appreciate that you thought of lil ol’ me! Having said that, I did an online…

Go on, take another shot…

Something positive to lighten this Friday – the photo was taken last year on holiday, but I just love this analogy I pasted over it. Peace, and happy Friday gorgeous people! xx