Winston Churchill is attributed as saying Continuous effort — not strength or intelligence — is the key to unlocking our potential. I believe that everyone has a part to play in society and that part may and will change over time, but it is key we all participate to “find out who we are and what we just might leave behind”.
Life is what you make of it but often we forget, especially in the midst of it. Entrenched in our routines, heads down on the treadmill of life never looking up or getting off. Often we live beyond our means on this journey of life, scuppering ourselves before we begin, but where does our [...]
I had come to a crossroads at the top of my game or so it seemed…. I decided to cast myself adrift for a year or two to see what might happen. My journey thus far has taught me quite a bit...... When you are unsure of the Path you are on, step off. I [...]
I am a great believer in quality and value in life and in everything I do. I've never been one for the latest trend, unless I find it first, I'm not a follower of fashion, I do like style and a good cut. I recycle, up-cycle, I love preloved and I re-love and I swap-shop with [...]
via Daily Prompt: Pause In 2009 my Dad got sick and we nearly lost him, my world as I knew it somehow shifted focus. I love the bones of my Dad, he's my hero and then in an instant I became the responsible adult. He wasn't himself , drugged up raving & hallucinating, chasing the [...]
Whilst away, mid-earthquake, I realised that life is short and that I wanted more life in my years and that the only person standing in my way was me.
In my youth I was somewhat shy and reserved, this was often misinterpreted as 'snooty or above herself'. I would always wait to be asked to do things i.e.. get up to sing or dance (both of which I love....) as I didn't want to be seen as "pushy or a show-off". I knew I could do these [...]