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Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Shapes and Beach Walk Reflections Collaboration

The blogosphere has some of the nicest people. Is it our interest in writing that fosters this convivial atmosphere? This week the Friendly Friday Challenge is collaborating with Frank from Beach Reflections, whose contemplative posts are beautifully written. With my images, he has formulated a thoughtful post on Shapes, one that gives me much joy… Continue reading Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Shapes and Beach Walk Reflections Collaboration

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Sinking to New Depths

You know it is wretched when I'm contemplating painting my toenails. Why? Being retired, painting my nails is a task that holds little importance. A very low priority. Especially given it's winter! Those unpainted keratinous coverings are well and truly hidden in the comfy warmth of deep, fluffy socks for another month or two. Photo… Continue reading Sinking to New Depths

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Defining Happiness

Oscar Wilde said, With freedom, books, flowers and the moon, who could not be happy? George Burns, on the other hand, thought that happiness was ~having a large, caring, close-knit family in another city." Samuel Taylor Coleridge didn't expect much - he theorized that happiness in life was made up of the little charities, a… Continue reading Defining Happiness

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On Ukraine

A shopping centre was destroyed by a bomb yesterday. One side says the shopping centre was empty and the detonatation was due to location of enemy weapons supplied by the western powers. The other side says says 1000 people were situated in the centre when the bomb hit. And when asked about the veracity of… Continue reading On Ukraine

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Feeling Miserable?

Life on this planet is on time we borrow, The cup runneth over with anguish and sorrow. Now babies might live, but mothers can die, Children quickly grow learning to fight, kill and lie. Was it ever any fun to shoot a fully loaded gun? There's an uncertain undercurrent washing through the world. Do you… Continue reading Feeling Miserable?