The other day I wrote a poem about disposable relationships. Today I write a sequel based on a lifetime of relationshipping experiences. A mini how ‘to have and to hold from this day forth, in sickness and in health, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health…’ When things go pear … More To have and to hold
Snuggled cosily in bed, Lisbeth waited eagerly for her Nanna to read her a bedtime story. This was a special time of the night for the two of them. It was a ritual neither one wanted ever to stop. Nanna had come to stay for the holidays. In five more sleeps it would be Christmas. Lisbeth … More If wishes came true….
“ABSENT/LOST” FRIENDS My goodness, it’s that time again! Where has the month flown? As I was getting my head around the theme for July’s Circle of Friends, what kept popping into my mind was the thought of friends who I have somehow ‘lost’. Some of them have died. Some have moved to distant parts. Some … More Circle of Friends July 2016 – Absent Friends
The Big Picture “If you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” Muhammad Ali He was a wise man, the one who danced like a butterfly and stung like a bee. This quote is more pertinent than ever now in the aftermath of the Orlando tragedy which has left such deep … More Circle of Friends – June 2016 The Big Picture
“Well, I never!” I muttered to myself as I stared in disbelief at the scene in front me. “What on earth has happened here?” I was standing in the lounge room having just arrived home from work. It had been a long, busy day and I was tired. The last thing I needed was to … More SKELETON IN THE CLOSET