The Illuminated Book of Days

Kate Greenaway was an English illustrator at the end of the nineteenth century. I have adored her work for almost a decade since I first came across it. Recently I have had the fortune to find one of the well-known books that her illustrations were used in, namely The Illuminated Book of Days. The book…

A host of daffodils

It is so very easy to wonder about the future, worry about the future and only plan for the future. It is just so easy to live our lives this way and then eventually find ourselves in a web of fear. No surprise there. When we are constantly concerning ourselves, as well as each other,…

Between the must-reads and Chapter one

  I have this friend who is an avid reader, so who better to ask for ‘reading accountability’ than her? I used to be an A.R myself, but now am I just a lazy potato who Pintrests, Instagrams and plays games on my phone with two cats on my lap as I lie on my…

How to cook an unfinished meatloaf

I don’t know what to write. I don’t know what to write. I don’t know what to write. I   don’t   know   what   to   write… Welcome to this new post. This post is new. This is a blank page. A blank page is what occurs when there is nothing on it. Nothing is what happens when…

Birds. What are they?

“Birds. What are they? We just don’t know.” As the narrator from Television’s Look Around You has just pointed out, I am going to post a post on nothing in particular. Just gibberish today, I’m afraid. Yep. Nonsense. Utter, irrational and scrumptious nonsense. Because posting a post for the posting-a -post-sake can and will be…

Graceful pain-The ballet wince

When I was a little girl, I saw a commercial that had two little ballerinas in it. For some reason it struck a chord with me and since then I have always wanted to do ballet. My parents couldn’t afford putting me through ballet classes, so I never took ballet. I never stopped longing for…