When things go wrong

It has been one of those weeks. What with bedroom renovations nearing completion, I headed off three days ago to go and buy some nice, good quality bed linen. I found a set of 1000 thread count cotton going at an exceptionally good price. Although not exactly in the colours I was after, I nevertheless … More When things go wrong


L E S S O N S Arrive unannounced on the  doorstep of my heart oft’ unexpected oft’ unwelcome Challenging Chipping Changing S    t    r    e    t    c    h    i   n    g  Searching Testing Teasing Honing Heaving Heavy Forcing Confrontation within until soul  lesson learnt Growth Newness Peace Restored © Raili Tanska Image Pixabay

The urge to blog

I had an uncontrollable  itch  – an urge to blog. It had been niggling in the back of my mind for a long time. Eventually, it got too strong to ignore. With some help to get me started, I was suddenly the proud and excited owner of a blog site. Like a kid in a … More The urge to blog


  I knew you before you were a victim, before you were a wreck, a mess, and a bomb. Without a crowning success or crippling failure. Before you had an issue, an axe, or a cross. No disorder, no syndrome, no label – undiagnosed, without a blemish or scar. Before that night and the morning … More I KNEW YOU BEFORE