Tag Archives: hope

Light, Dark, Shadows & Time

This photograph of Marchington village on Sunday afternoon reminded me that even when the sun is shining there can still be areas that are dark, unclear; even cool. However, if I took this same photograph at a different time, those … 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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Spring After Winter: Life Goes On

Out for a walk this morning & came across some early signs of Spring, including this pink cherry blossom. I was reminded that even though the storms may blow, underneath it all, new life continues to grow, undaunted. I find … Continue reading

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Thank You

I’ve probably made it clear by now that there are some things in life that to me, are essential.  One is friendship, another relationships and then there are all the bits of icing on the cake that make life enjoyable.  … Continue reading

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Hi! May I wish you a very Happy Christmas … even if you don’t feel like it.  Chances are that if you’re reading this today you are looking for something to cheer you up.  Perhaps you feel alone, are separated … Continue reading

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