The Right P.A.G.E.

I made a huge to do list for today. I just can’t figure out who’s going to do it. – Unknown I detest planners – my road to hell is littered with them.  Over the years I have bought expensive ones, printables and bullet journals – in fact, you name it – I’ve tried it.  […]

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A Space to Create

I looked around the rooms that I did not see as rooms but more as a landscape for my emotions … – Anne Spollen, from The Shape Of Water I need a space to create.  Having a physical space cultivates my mental space, which helps my creative thoughts processes.  Not everyone needs this but I […]

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Breaking the …

If we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions.  It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently. – Anthony Robbins Nothing worth doing is every going to be quick or easy, but if we spend our lives going around […]

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Chasing those darned good IDEAS!

I opened two gifts this morning.  They were my eyes. – Zig Ziglar At one time I would not have recognised a good idea if it jumped up, took me gently by the hands and waltzed me round the room, whilst whispering into my ear ‘I’m a darned good idea …!’ Fortunately, that has changed, […]

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Preparing for that good IDEA

The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before. – Neil Gaiman As children, my cousins and I used to chase rainbows on our bicycles.  We would peddle like fury to see who could get to the end first. Opinions varied as to what we might find – David and Barry […]

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Afterthought

We do not learn from experience … we learn from reflecting on experience. – John Dewey I’ve wanted to include a series of pauses along my creative path for a while. Something to remind me that I just need to stop and reflect far more than I have thus far in this life. I couldn’t […]

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Same Old …

To find yourself, think for yourself. – Socrates Do you recognise any of these? You are bored with life and yourself Your daily routine is virtually the same – every single day You no longer do the things you used to love doing You don’t remember doing something you just did You do things without […]

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Mind the …

Our subconscious minds have no sense of humour, play no jokes and cannot tell the difference between reality and an imagined thought or image.  What we continually think about eventually will manifest in our lives – Robert Collier I’m guessing that if you have read this and this you may well be in a state […]

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Darned Apostrophe t’s Inferno!

Change ‘I can’t’ into ‘I can’ and pretty soon you will say ‘I did’. – Unknown I should really be doing … – Can’t Be Bothered I should make some plans … – Can’t Be Bothered I should eat less … – Can’t Be Bothered I should drink less … – Can’t Be Bothered I […]

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Darned Cream Tea’s …

I can choose to let it define me, confine me, refine me, outshine me, or I can choose to move on and leave it behind me. – Unknown If you have read Darned Apostrophe’s t’s Inferno, then you will see that a positive, can do attitude is hugely important to progress of any kind, but […]

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We get wise by asking questions, and even if these are not answered, we get wise, for a well-packed question carries its answer on its back as a snail carries its shell. – James Stephens I avoided any form of self-discovery for many years because I considered it a complete pile of old piffle but, […]

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Looking Back, Dreaming Forward

I dare to dream greatly; I dare to fail greatly. I dare to tolerate the ashes of my unfulfilled dreams, for I may dream again. I dare not tolerate the ashes of my unfulfilled life, for I may never live again. – Philippos Syrigos During my third year of junior school we were encouraged to […]

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