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One of the lessons I have learnt over the years is to stop expecting – it saves a lot of heartache. You know the typical scenario – you expect something to happen, or someone to do something, and things don’t turn out even remotely as you were hoping. The resultant disappointment leads to all sorts […]

Generational nostalgia

Bear with me as I go back in time and remember. I was a young girl in the 1960s – yes, its true – and yet there are so many memories of people and events that happened during that time that are ingrained in my being even if I didn’t understand them and their effects […]

I love lazy Saturday afternoons and today has been exactly that. I so needed this time out. I have no other words except to say turn up the sound, sit back and enjoy. Thanks Patti for this one. I also love, love love it.

In a recent post I wrote about making every day count because life is precious and we never know when it might end. Today I came across this song by Priscilla Ahn entitled Dream. Priscilla has managed to sum up the point I was trying to make only she does it a lot more succinctly. […]

I decided to treat myself to a Mother’s Day present so I went out and purchased a CD by Yael Naim. I love it so much that I haven’t stopped playing it since I arrived home with it. Here is a video of one of the songs New Soul. Enjoy!

I’m starting with the man in the mirror I’m asking him to change his ways And no message could have been any clearer If you wanna make the world a better place Take a look at yourself, and then make a change Source: Lyrics from Man in the Mirror by Michael Jackson My husband was […]

All things magical

We were driving along in the car. It wasn’t just any old road – it was the Kuhio Highway. This is the one major road that extends around a large proportion of the Hawaiian Island of Kauai; the oldest and northern most of the main Hawaiian Islands which was formed some six million years ago. […]

I had been eagerly awaiting this day. Unfortunately, it didn’t unfold the way I imagined it would. It was Tuesday – Tuesday 18 March 2006 to be exact – hot on the heels of Easter. I had the day off work. An extra day tacked on to the Easter break. I woke up very early […]

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