Shangri-La-mentations

. It's just not going to work out. I felt a melancholic relief as I finally admitted that to myself. As much as I don't like it sometimes when I'm honest with myself... if it means letting go of a cherished illusion... I also don't like lying to myself. I know when I'm lying, and... Continue Reading →

Easier said than done… Have a Happy New Year!

“Hope Smiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering 'it will be happier'...” ― Alfred Tennyson . . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vT_7AX06UQ United | Playing for Change via Playing for Change Youtube . . Best wishes from me to you for A Happy New Year . . “Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring,... Continue Reading →

Don’t Look Back… okay, maybe just a little peek

At the moment I should be furious. The sort of justified fury which could lead to righteous blindness or spontaneous combustion. I could be furious... But. This sort of fury is pointless and has a tendency to lead to stupid mistakes. Mind you. The reason for the opportunity to be furious is due to a... Continue Reading →

Heart-wrenching Beauty: Antony and The Johnsons – Hope There’s Someone

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loNU4fVpO8E   Hope there's someone Who'll take care of me When I die, will I go Hope there's someone Who'll set my heart free Nice to hold when I'm tired There's a ghost on the horizon When I go to bed How can I fall asleep tonight How will I rest my head Oh I'm... Continue Reading →

If you look for Perfection, you’ll never be Content

“If you look for perfection, you'll never be content.” ― Leo Tolstoy The Daily Post is whispering in my ear again asking me this time to - Tell us about a time when everything actually turned out exactly as you’d hoped - and - show us - PERFECT - in CAPS... what's all the shouting... Continue Reading →

The Law of Repulsion

Positive thinking and motivational gurus make a big deal about the Law of Attraction, usually pointing out that you can get whatever you want just by willing it into existence and drawing it to you. But you have to really want it with all your heart and every fibre of your being! There is some... Continue Reading →

All Ye Who Have Abandoned Hope… Enter Here

Perhaps one of the reasons humans feel compelled to share their stories in writing is because we know that somewhere there exists a person, maybe more than one, who will benefit from our words. Maybe not in the way we imagine they will be, maybe they won’t read our words the way we wrote them,... Continue Reading →

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