on a busy high street with lots of tourists. I kept going back. At first because I’m a voyeur (don’t judge) and the cafe was a good spot to people-watch. Continue reading Would you hop on the Virtual PAY-AS-YOU-FEEL train?
Do you know what she treasured most? The random, mismatched flowers and words up and down a page stained by dirty fingers. Continue reading The Little Things this week
Blowing out someone else’s candles never makes ours shine any brighter, Continue reading Here’s something to help you with that Green-Eyed Monster
I knew for sure that not one of the people – who by virtue of the way the dice had fallen in this lifetime – would have been prepared to hold up such a placard Continue reading *CONFESSION*: I used to be a YES-Girl too
A little more personal, a little more vulnerable, more of YOU please. That’s usually the point when I run! Continue reading Gosh, my assignments have been getting tougher!
Not that you’re seeking some sort of validation. H3%ck no, we’re too old for that! Continue reading People Fatigue – WTF? I know, I know!
They are suckers of information, time, energy, resources and will leave you feeling depleted and frazzled if you let them in. Continue reading Two Kinds of People in This World
Some teachers will stay with you forever. Miss Brown was one such teacher for me. In a sea of unkind, cruel faces she smiled. That’s what I remember about her. That she smiled and sometimes all it takes is someone smiling at you when you are a little person overwhelmed by eczema, family conflict, and maths to know that the world is okay. My son … Continue reading Teachers: The Good, the bad & the ugly
There are some really nasty people in this world. Trust me, I have had my fair share of them over recent months. From the word-twister to the gaslighter, from family members playing one against the other to the repeat cry-wolf types. But, damn there are some amazing human beings on this planet. And, again I didn’t really have to travel very far (not that I … Continue reading A Kind Stranger Part I (A story about INTENTION)
I met someone recently who thanked me for something I did for her 20 years ago. To be quite honest, I did not recall the detail or that act of apparent kindness at all. She tells me that it came at a time when she desperately needed a mother and that young-me stepped up. I must say, our exchanges back then never did feel like … Continue reading Random THANK YOU notes are so cool