Swimming Upstream in the Mainstream

If you were to write a book in which you told the story of your life - What would the name of your memoir be? That question caught my eye while I was wandering aimlessly on Buzzfeed. I enjoy taking silly quizzes, as it can be an insightful and fun way of getting to know... Continue Reading →

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It’s not the face, but the expressions on it…

“It's not the face, but the expressions on it. It's not the voice, but what you say. It's not how you look in that body, but the thing you do with it. You are beautiful.” ― Stephenie Meyer . . . . When I first saw the focus of this week’s Daily Post Photo challenge:... Continue Reading →

Or do we share the same secret without knowing it?

There are certain things about myself which I rarely if ever reveal to others. I suppose they could be loosely called facts. Are they secrets? I suppose they could be loosely called secrets. I don’t consider them secrets. They’re simply things I don’t feel the need to divulge. Sometimes because they seem to me to... Continue Reading →

The Game of Pink Elephants

My partner and I have a game which we play, the rules of which are fairly simple. If during a conversation one of us suspects that the other one is not listening, we work the words 'pink elephant' into a sentence then carry on speaking as if nothing unusual happened. It can be quite tricky... Continue Reading →

Tweet #29 – Listening and Speaking

I learned to listen before I learned to speak. I didn't plan for it to happen that way, it just did as these things do. I spent many years in silence. I hated the silence. I loved the silence. Then I learned how to speak. To myself, not to others. Learning to speak requires an... Continue Reading →

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