The Sneezing Doorbell

. “I hurt myself today To see if I still feel I focus on the pain The only thing that’s real” ― Johnny Cash . Imagine a door. Behind this door is the… Continue reading

Where Am I…?

Where am I…? Is a question which I have often asked myself first thing upon waking… partly because I have moved around quite a bit in life and it takes time to adjust,… Continue reading

The Awful Truth… take what you need

Sitting there so solemnly, A lady full of grace, In the Louvre gallery, With a smile upon  her face. I wonder what she’s thinking, As she looks out at the crowd, Some people… Continue reading

Alias, rank and serial number…?

. “People who deny the existence of dragons are often eaten by dragons. From within.” ― Ursula K. Le Guin . Do a search for ‘Ursula’ online and you’ll either get results for… Continue reading

Don’t Worry, Be… Happy?

A warm and embracing thank you to Lynette d’Arty-Cross, for bravely and boldly doing the hokey-cokey-pokey with me and jumping into the challenge of asking me this question: . What is one of… Continue reading

How do you manage to write and find inspiration everyday?

Grazie mille e mille grazie to Seashell, for taking part in my challenge and challenging me, for being so gracious, as always, and for being a deep sea diver in life, and asking… Continue reading

Thoughts on Being a Hermit…

Greeting and glad tidings to Jen, and a cornucopia of thank yous for taking the plunge into my challenge (go here if you want to know more about the challenge), for joining in… Continue reading

Will You Marry Me?

A BIG heartfelt thank you to Carrie for having the courage of a lion and being the first to join in the fun, sweeping me off my feet with such a wonderful question… Continue reading

Ask Me A Question…?

I’m An Upturned Soul… but why? The name of this blog is an anagram of something else. That something else is rather boring, perhaps, but the anagram of it sounds interesting. Maybe. Maybe… Continue reading

Somewhere Over the Narcissist’s Rainbow

Are you a magnet for narcissists? Survey says… possibly and probably. Based on shared experiences… we’re all a magnet for narcissists, while no one is the narcissist for whom we’re all magnets. And…… Continue reading

The Soul of… Fear

. “Fear cuts deeper than swords.” ― George R.R. Martin . What does the word ‘fear’ conjure up for you when you read, hear, are aware of it? Does it remind you of… Continue reading

Andy White – Narcissism and The Fruit of Suffering

“The pain, the despair, the craziness of self-destructive behaviour is as loud a statement as it is possible to make that our soul is in exile and under attack.” – Andy White .… Continue reading

What is my Karma… She Asked

. “Even chance meetings are the result of karma… Things in life are fated by our previous lives. That even in the smallest events there’s no such thing as coincidence.” ― Haruki Murakami… Continue reading

How Does the Whole Fulfill through Me… She Asked

. “And when, as is often the case, the misty discussion of ‘Rosicrucians’ and their history becomes involved with the masonic myths, the enquirer feels that he is sinking helplessly into a bottomless… Continue reading

How Do I Integrate into the Whole… She Asked

. “As a young man I was scornful about the supernatural but as I have got older, the sharp line that divided the credible from the incredible has tended to blur; I am… Continue reading

What is the Meaning in Life… She Asked

.  “Life is a blank canvas, and you need to throw all the paint on it you can.” ― Danny Kaye . What is the meaning IN life? The IN rather than the… Continue reading

What are the Possessions of my Relationships… She Asked

.  “In battle or business, whatever the game, In law or in love, it is ever the same; In the struggle for power, or the scramble for pelf, Let this be your motto… Continue reading

How Do I Participate/Relate… She Asked

.  “The destiny of every human being is decided by what goes on inside his skull when confronted by what goes on outside his skull.” ― Eric Berne . How do you participate… Continue reading

How Can I Be Transformed… She Asked

. “I am going to seek a great perhaps; draw the curtain, the farce is played out.” ― François Rabelais . How can I be transformed… Say what!?! Just when I thought it… Continue reading

How Do I Express My Uniqueness… She Asked

. “Yesterday’s weirdness is tomorrow’s reason why.” ― Hunter S. Thompson . How do you express your uniqueness? Don’t you first have to figure out what it is? What is that something which… Continue reading

What is my Inner Center… She Asked

. “At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.” ― Lao Tzu . How do you find your inner center?… Continue reading

What Am I Doing… She asks and explains

Do you like being asked questions? Do you like answering questions? Depends on the questions, doesn’t it? What if those questions are about getting to know yourself, and the answers you give reveal… Continue reading

Wheels keep turning…

In answer to – What’s my favourite song? This’ll do… perhaps because in Asian astrology I’m of the sign. . Something knocked me out ‘ the trees Now I’m on my knees .… Continue reading

How May I Best Use it… She asked

What are you thinking? Quick, take a screenshot of it… before you think about thinking and change the thought by doing that! Did you capture it? . . “The human mind is like… Continue reading

What is Mine… She Asked

. “There’s never a man looked me between the eyes and seen a good day a’terward” – Long John Silver” ― Robert Louis Stevenson . What do you value? What’s the treasure of… Continue reading

Who am I… she asked

. “I was drawn to all the wrong things: I liked to drink, I was lazy, I didn’t have a god, politics, ideas, ideals. I was settled into nothingness; a kind of non-being,… Continue reading

Whatever it is, I’m against it

. “Whatever it is, I’m against it.” ― Groucho Marx . At the local Truth or Dare club, which meets every Monday, except when it’s another day of the week, there’s always one… Continue reading

The Tower of Babylon… or is it babble on…?

Just a quickie… … of a song which reminds me of things past… … and stuff… … so much has changed, yet remained the same, just viewed from another angle… 18o degrees from… Continue reading

Was this the way of insecurity or in security?

. “I understand what you’re saying, and your comments are valuable, but I’m gonna ignore your advice.” ― Roald Dahl . Have you ever regretted taking someone’s advice? Have you ever regretted ignoring… Continue reading

Getting to know nothing about you…

photo by Dierk Schaefer . “I am hungry, feed me; I am bored, amuse me.” ― Alexandre Dumas . Tell us something most people probably don’t know about you… This is the sort… Continue reading

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