In A Vase on Monday – old rose, new year plans……

‘Nevertheless, She persisted’ American Feminist expression (2017– ) I’ve been thinking this week about this tenacious rose flowering outside our front door – watching its progress – it’s been this soft peachy/yellow from bud.  This is the fourth set of flowers…

Winter childhood memories – Star Wars and fuchsia too – In a …

“Hope”  Leia Organa in Rouge One (2016) I’ve been thinking about Winter alot this week, it was the metrological start of Winter on last Friday, 1st December.   It’s been cold, but sunny in Manchester, we’ve had a couple of nights…

wear the shoes – life isn’t a dress rehearsal 

Like many things this year, #365daysofselfcare has been a bit hit and miss but when I wear these shoes I feel special. These are my favourite Irregular Choice mini mod shoes

Happiness – five things that helped #1

‘The human mind always makes progress, but it is progress in spirals’ Madame De Stael (1766-1817), a woman of letters, at the heart of European romanticism and a leading opponent of Napoleon. This year has been very tough, I’m not…

Spring blossom #OneHourOutside – Wellbeing Wednesday

I try to get #OneHourOutside every day.   I’ve often written about how being outside helps my mental health and wellbeing. I try to make sure I’m in the fresh air for at least an hour.  Check out writing by Zoe…

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