Tag Archives: love

A four-legged thank you

I feel compelled to blog tonight about one of the most important things in my life and that is having animal companions. I can’t remember a time in my life when animals have not been part of it.  Today my … Continue reading

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Being more human 

We British are known for our reserved nature and stiff upper lip. Any displays of emotion are to be kept to a minimum. After all we don’t go in for all that over the top gushing in any form.  I … Continue reading

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In clear sight

It is Easter after all so I hope nobody minds this blog being focused on someone who has taught me so much.  Around five years ago we met but I wasn’t really part of their group of friends. I was … Continue reading

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A positive Christmas message

This isn’t the way I expected to be spending my Christmas. I have been lying on the sofa for the best part of four days now feeling rough, coughing and varying between hot and cold. I either have a bad … Continue reading

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A message of love and hope

Once again I am sat watching horrific events unfold in a European city. It is just a few days before Christmas and such scenes of tragedy are even more poignant. This should be a time of celebration, peace and goodwill, … Continue reading

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Matters of death and life

There was an interesting Society Guardian article that was published today and seemed to imply that the levels of anxiety in children highlight by the NSPCC’s ChildLine service may be linked to increased exposure to news. (https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/nov/01/my-granddaughter-loses-sleep-over-terrorism-how-children-respond-global-events-brexit-childline?)¬†The indication was that … Continue reading

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In the mirror

Can you look at yourself in the mirror and compliment yourself? Do you find it easy to accept praise when someone tells you that you look good or have done a great job? Few of us really are that comfortable … Continue reading

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