Category Archives: recovery

(Un)Happy Christmas

  After a long break due to health issues I have chosen to return to my blog on Christmas Day. Why? Because this year, more than others, I am aware of many people who will find today & the next … Continue reading

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Give Up or Go On?

I think we all, at some point in our life, hit that crossroads where we ask ourself questions like ‘Is it really worth it?’ ‘Can I survive any more discouragement?’ ‘Am I the only one that sees the potential in … Continue reading

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Summer Sunset

I think there is something quite magical watching the sun set across open countryside. Take care until next time …

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Winter Tranquility

I love to escape for a bit of solitude every so often to recharge, especially places like this lake on a cold winter’s day. Take care until next time …

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Peace & Quiet On An English Canal

Taken last summer, this photo shows a narrowboat moored on the Trent & Mersey Canal here in the UK, capturing the air peace & tranquility. I often find that when life gets too hectic or invasive, a retreat to a … Continue reading

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A Quiet Corner On A Stormy Lake

Sometimes when the storms are blowing we need to find a quiet corner where we can recover & be prepared to venture out again. My ‘quiet corner’ can be solitude, going on a walk, being with friends or talking to … Continue reading

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Reds & Greys: The Power of a Sunset

The beauty of a sunset tells us one day is over, another will begin. If there is one thing I have never lost faith in it is new beginnings. We don’t have to forget the old day; it may help … Continue reading

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