No new year resolutions, but three inspiring initiatives to share… First of all I’d like to wish all the readers of the blog a Happy New Year and to thank you all for your loyalty, interest, likes and comments. This year I haven’t made any traditional resolutions as such – no promises to myself to… Continue reading Resolved and Resolute
I’m back at my desk today after a two week, festive season break from all things writing. I’m keen to get going on my 2016 writing plans and projects and to share these with readers of the blog as the year unfolds. Yes, it’s going to be my diamond year, in the sense that it… Continue reading Bring on 2016: Diamond Year
Keeping Away from the Comfort Zone So, first post of the new year is here. But you’re okay, this will be a resolution free zone. I’ve done the usual looking back, looking forward thing that January’s two-faced namesake, Janus, seems to impose on us. It’s as good a time as any to stop and… Continue reading 2015- Bring it On!
2014 – MY YEAR OF LIVING MINDFULLY January – HOPE versus OPTIMISM Welcome! Happy 2014 to all of you who take the time to drop in here. I do appreciate your time, feedback and loyalty. I now have two hundred posts under my belt and the blog has grown and evolved since I began it… Continue reading Hope versus Optimism – the start of a year of mindful living.
So, it’s onwards and upwards in 2013. I have the motive, means and opportunity – as the cops say of criminal masterminds –to succeed. Only in my case, I don’t plan to commit a crime – but to commit myself to what really matters in life – and especially to my writing. The blog pause… Continue reading Motive, Means and Opportunity for a Mindful & Meaningful Year
“Another year over and what have I done?” – to sort-of-quote John Lennon? Don’t worry I’m not about to give a detailed round-up of my exciting life in 2011. Apart from anything else a lot of it’s been documented here on the blog already. Suffice to say we moved house several times, we coped with illness,… Continue reading New Year, New Look and a Brief Glance Back
The season’s changing – the weather is distinctly autumnal. According to the BBC, autumn will be late this year – I beg to differ. This year summer never really got started in Skye and I think we’ve missed that particular window. The dark is deep enough now for the stars to be visible again and Venus is… Continue reading Berries, Storms and a Happy New Year