Wish Upon A Star

‘Tis Day 2 of a  lyrical challenge. Today I give you two for the price of one. Simply because I could not choose between them. Iz, the gentle Hawaiian giant whose voice sends shivers down my spine – I fell in love with this song the minute I heard it. APOLOGY – the video I … More Wish Upon A Star

A Song In My Heart

It’s a beautiful day. The sun is shining. The sky is blue. The birds are singing. What could be better? Perhaps a little bit from the two greats of Jazz: The Queen, Ella Fitzgerald and The King, Louis Armstrong… A three-day lyrical challenge – Day 1 Thanks Jane. You caught me in the mood. But then, after … More A Song In My Heart

When Fear Hits

I have two great fears in my life – heights and sailing. For the life of me I cannot look down from any great height (think two foot off the ground or more) without my stomach doing somersaults and the soles of my feet hurting. It has always been thus.  The sailing thing is a … More When Fear Hits

Methusela’s Musings – the story of One Eye the Cat

It has been a goodly time since we last gathered around  Gramp’s rocking chair for story time. But here we are, back again in that familiar, cosy setting. As always, the fire is burning and crackling, playing shadow puppets on the walls of the humble little cabin by the lake. The familiarity of Gramp’s nightly … More Methusela’s Musings – the story of One Eye the Cat

The Circle of Life

Here a circle, there a circle, everywhere a circle…. When you  start looking, circles really are everywhere. Have you noticed that? Think about it. The  eyeball is round. The pupil in the middle of it is round. It sits inside a round hole on a round head that contains a roundish brain. The cells inside our … More The Circle of Life