Me: Can anyone else hear that humming noise? Son: Yes, I can. Me: Good because I was beginning to think it was in my head. Son: Well you know I'm kinda crazy too Mum. I'm so glad to know I'm not alone.
"Look at your daydreams—they tell you what you are living for, who you really are." Timothy Keller One of the 'benefits' - if you can call it that! - of living with pain is that in order to feel relief you have to take things a little slower and rest up more often. And if you need to… Continue reading Day Five : Hook ‘Em with a Quote
Oh to be there and not here to be him and not me To be suspended above a great pool, to be free of all that demands my close scrutiny. Somewhere warm, far away perhaps close to the sea To be there in a place where I, an escapee can savour the joys of my… Continue reading Day Four: A Story in a Single Image
Regret Once upon a time, a very long time ago - about 40 years - there was a little girl who wanted to write stories. The problem was she was only small and hadn't learnt how to write letters and words properly yet. Fortunately for her, she had a wise and clever Mum who bought the… Continue reading Day Three : One Word Inspiration
Write a list? Things I've LEARNED? Um... Often food is better in combinations : bitter coffee and a buttery crisp pastry, a sweet figgy preserve with smelly cheese, warm tender lamb with tart orange peel. Contrasts create memories that evoke the senses : a cold glass of wine on a warm stoep, the immovable underfoot rock that resists churning storm… Continue reading Day Two: Write a List
That's INCREDIBLE! Just before this very first challenge popped into my in-box I was asking myself the very question, "What is the point of me wanting to write?" Like there has to be a great purpose or reason for me to write anything. I don't want to pander to my insecurities and look for approval… Continue reading Day One : I write because…