BUILDING BLOCKS

Classic building blocks Creative Contemplation I have always believed that everything happens for a reason, even though it often takes hindsight to recognise, and I tend to look at life's lessons as building blocks upon which to create our next chapter. Religious building blocks - apple & honey to bring…

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#WALKIT

#WALKIT with pride… I received something in the post last week which got me thinking. I was reminded of how it used to feel being given a badge for an achievement at swimming or brownies, or even how it felt to earn my LAMDA medals. Now firmly fixed to our…

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THE FOOD OF LOVE

If Music Be the Food Of Love... Twelfth Night's famous opening suggests that gorging on music will curb a person's appetite for love. In much the same way, Shakespeare believed that overindulgence would satiate hunger and deter a person from eating more. In fact, Shakespeare's plays are littered with references…

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BREAK THE SILENCE

Last week, May 19th, was World IBD Day - a day which covers five continents across the globe, in a bid to support the ten million people currently living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Led by charities and patient support groups, the global hashtag for World IBD Day is #BreakTheSilence, which…

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LET’S TALK

Complimentary e-mail March 8th is International Women’s Day, an annual date in celebration of Women’s Rights. In simple terms, it gives people an opportunity to shine a light on the female icons in our lives – past and present. This year, on that day, I received an e-mail while standing…

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THE NEW NORMAL

And we're still adjusting My last post was all about the chaos the world has been beset by, under the spread of COVID-19. While the death toll continues to rise, and the number of cases increases by the minute, we still seem powerless to this awful virus. Yet an odd…

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PANDEMONIUM

This may seem like an extreme word to use, but read the definitions - all five of them - and tell me they don't apply to life right now. Or, at least, what we face in the near future. Unreal Wandering around Morrisons yesterday felt a lot like entering a…

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525,600 MINUTES

525,000 moments so dear Anyone who is familiar with musicals will recognise this as a lyric from Rent's most well-known song.- Seasons of Love. So, will this be a post about romance? Could it be a post focused on the quantitative value of the past twelve months? Or will I reminisce about…

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