Category Archives: books & authors

Today’s quote – March, 13 2015

If we view love only from a high moralistic or hygienic peak, we will overlook its soul settling in the valleys.  When we reflect on the tragedies of our own loves, when we slowly find our way through their miseries, … Continue reading

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On Being Grateful

Dear self, Thank you for 2014! This short letter is to say thank you and let you know how much I have appreciated you this year and the opportunities and experiences that we have created together.  It has indeed been … Continue reading

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My Book …

“So, I agree to meet her! In a Pub, in the city.  It is midweek and the after work drinkers are already at the bar enjoying their first drink, families are checking out the menu in preparation for an easy … Continue reading

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Thanking you all …

Dear fellow readers, writers and bloggers, It is with gratitude that I write to you today.  Firstly I must say I was surprised to receive your ‘letter‘ thanking me (reader appreciation award from Pomme Pal) when I indeed am in … Continue reading

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Today’s Quote ~ 22 November, 2013

Everyday, as soon as you get up, you can develop a sincere positive motivation, thinking ‘I will utilise this day in a more positive way –  I should not waste this very day’.  And then, at night before bed, check … Continue reading

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Love Poems (1982) take 2

Peacocks and Frogs Peacocks and frogs. Princes and pickles. Gingham and mustard and giggles and tickles. Onions and daisies and raindrops and stars Cheap wine and fine wine and love sold in jars. Danielle Steel (1982) There are so many … Continue reading

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Love Poems (1982)

Crash Into My Life Did you mean to crash into my life this way leaving everything so topsy turvy as you left? Did you mean to tell me that you didn’t know I’d care? Did you really think I’d laugh … Continue reading

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Sage-ing while age-ing by Shirley Maclaine (2007)

“Stay open minded  –  otherwise the truth may not emerge.  Even truth needs to feel acknowledged.” MACLAINE, Shirley. Sage-ing while age-ing. New York: Atria Books, 2007.  Shirley Maclaine begins her book as she is moving into and setting up her … Continue reading

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Quote: June 2, 2013

Begin somewhere;  you cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do! Doris Lessing Doris Lessing was born Doris May Taylor in Persia, in 1919. In 2007, she was awarded the nobel prize for literature and has received and … Continue reading

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Tasmanian fires

Just a quick post to let you know. We have had devastating fires over night and yesterday in the Dunalley region of Tasmania, Australia. It seems that there have been over 65 homes and building destroyed, including a public school … Continue reading

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