Gratitude, Sand and Solitude

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Gratitude.  Thankfulness.  Abundance.  I felt all of these as I stood alone but for a seagull searching for supper a few feet away (later joined by Alfred, in the picture). The incoming tide crept towards me cooling the sand still warm from an unusually hot September day. Still and centred, I felt at one with the Universe which had again delivered the ‘Or better …’ In my last post I mentioned Dolphin Cottage and it was as delightful as it […] Read more »

Venice Dream Delivered. . .

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 Isn’t it wonderful when someone’s dream comes true especially when, with a little help from the ever-abundant Universe, you helped make it a reality?  So it was with our trip to Venice.  Daughter had longed to go there and I’d thought it’d be lovely to mark her 21st birthday by whisking her away as a surprise.  Piggy bank problems prevented planning but, deep inside, I held the thought.   I’m comfortable with 11th hour, 59th minute and 59th second solutions so, just a week before […] Read more »

Life Changing Seconds . . .

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Life changes in but a fleeting second, sending us either headlong into ecstacy or unimaginable pain.  It’s like that or we’d all be flatlining, no troughs and certainly no peaks.  Never has this been more clearly defined than in the life of Gary Barlow. Gary recently talked of moments of intense pleasure and excitement as he travelled the world gathering music and changing lives for the Queen’s Jubilee song.  Then of the anticipation seconds before meeting Her Majesty at Buckingham Palace for the first time.  Also […] Read more »

The 5 Best Things About Working for Myself

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Judith Morgan and Marion Ryan have been extremely creative and industrious during February, simultaneously launching and facilitating their Better Bloggers Pilot Scheme and a cracking new superblog, Entrepreneur Soul.  It’s been a virtual pleasure meeting my fellow bloggers in the Pilot,  enjoying their humour and learning from their writing styles and expertise.  As our swan song in February’s finale, we’re invited to share our 5 best things about being self-employed which, in and of itself, has been illuminating for me […] Read more »