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Is The Grass Greener?

The grass is not greener on the other side of the fence: the grass is greener where it’s watered most. True? Take care until next time …

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YOU MATTER – The Most Important Words You’ll Read Today

  As someone who is familiar with personal struggles around self-value, self-worth, personal value or usefulness to others I am acutely aware how easy it is to lose heart by looking at myself & seeing what is wrong. Don’t get … Continue reading

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What We See On Reflection is Not Always the Same As Reality

Sometimes what I see on reflection is not the same as reality. We can look at a situation & draw ‘almost right’ conclusions, but that difference between fact & fiction then causes real problems for ourself & others. Just a … Continue reading

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The Secret of Growth

I love all of the seasons for different reasons. Spring is a time when things that have been hidden for so long begin to remind us that the circle of life continues. New growth appears after the cold, bleakness, even … Continue reading

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Shit Happens!

If there is one thing we can be guaranteed in life it is that things will not always go as we want them to; sometimes spectacularly so. Even with all the best planning & preparation, life does have a habit … Continue reading

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Missing Hidden Beauty

Photographing this beautiful lily made me wonder how often I look, but really don’t see. Take care until next time …

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Blindicles for the Arts!

So goes my rearrangement of the ‘Articles for the Blind’ that frequently fall through the letterbox of my blind friend. I use the term blind rather than the PC ‘visually impaired’ because many of us sighted people hear the term ‘visually … Continue reading

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Creativity – My Passion

Anyone who reads my ramblings will pick up that there are certain passions in my life … music being one and creativity being another. I saw a video some time ago which left me feeling exhilarated but also challenged and … Continue reading

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