Wishes, dreams and faraway things …

If you are a dreamer come in If you are a dreamer a wisher a liar A hoper a pray-er a magic-bean-buyer If you’re a pretender come sit by my fire For we have some flax golden tales to spin Come in! Come In! – Shel Silverstein Maybe you are one of those people who […]

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100 Wishes

We can change our lives.  We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish. – Tony Robbins Yeah, I know, a dream list in disguise?  It may sound the same as a dream list, but this little technique is a really good way for you to begin the process of getting to the heart […]

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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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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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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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Creativity is for Everyone

Creativity is seeing what everyone else has seen, and thinking what no one else has thought. – Albert Einstein Way back when, I believed that creativity was the sole preserve of those who either wrote books, painted, squeezed out a tune or two or built things, which meant I avoided anything remotely connected to the ‘C’ […]

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Notebookery …

Keep a notebook.  Travel with it, eat with it, sleep with it. Slap into it every stray thought that flutters up into your brain.  Cheap paper is less perishable than gray matter, and lead pencil markings endure longer than memory. – Jack London In 1956 a guy called George Miller put forward a theory that […]

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