Happy New Year and Decade

Just a quick one to say thank you for being with me (some of you since I started blogging and Love Being Me back in 2012!).

Before I left for our trip away this year, I dug out my old diaries; not the deep and meaningful ones, but the ‘remember appointment and that football match’ … Read more


9 years – looking forward and back

9 years ending

What a year 2016 has been..all those deaths; Bowie, Prince, George Michael, Richard Adams, and 2 old friends…and on and on.

Then Brexit, Trump, Syria, the lorry in Marseilles, the lorry in Berlin.

So many endings.

 

One of the main things that P and I argue about is that I am … Read more


Another year over and a new year just begun

Years ago I went through a phase of reading all of Bruce Chatwin’s books…starting with The Song Lines. I loved not just the travel, but his reflections on his experience.  He used Moleskine notebooks on his travels and I aspired to have Moleskines as part of my life.  It wasn’t until some 10 years later … Read more


Rituals

Christmas is a ritual. The winter solstice is a ritual. New Year is a ritual.

  • • What do you think of when you hear the word ‘ritual’?
    • Which rituals have you been involved in during your life?

Many of us won’t be aware of our first ritual; how our birth was marked. Some people … Read more


Stop, Review and Celebrate

So that was Christmas, and  as Mr Lennon asked, ‘What have you done? Another year over and a new one just begun’ and before we rush into the New Year with all our resolutions about what we’re going to do, and be and achieve in 2013, I’m inviting you to stop and reflect on … Read more


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