Month: March 2014

Torn …

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Acceptance / Friends and family / I believe that... / I feel... / Meaning of life and that stuff / Values

Today I was thinking about the times when we are torn between two people, two job options, a parent and child, to diet or not, two roads … The more I thought about it I realised that just about every moment we are having to choose which way to go. It is in navigating these choices that makes our journey what it is. It can be a pretty uncomfortable place to be if our loyalties […]

Daily Prompt: I walk the line

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Acceptance / emotions / Friends and family / Gratitude / Meaning of life and that stuff / Philosophy / Values

Have you got a code you live by? What are the principles or set of values you actively apply in your life? live and let live is my number one guide to living day-to-day my family and friends are my highest priorities people are more important than things perfection is over-rated look after what you have and you will be rewarded with greater blessings consider, ‘how important is it, in the scheme of things?’ some […]

That will teach him :-)

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Health / Science / Wisdom too late / You must be kidding?

Recently my sister-in-law said she had a tetanus injection and that we should too. She works in public health and knows about these things. I couldn’t see the need for being immunised, but my husband thought it was a good idea. As I spend more and more time in my garden, he is concerned I may injure myself and has reminded me that I should have an injection. I saw my GP today and while […]

Writing and research

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Motivation / pressure to perform / Publishing / Wisdom

The current module in my writing course is about doing research for fiction writing. Our tutor provided the students with a list of questions and instructed us to visit the State Library (Battye Library) to find the relevant information. It wasn’t a test of who could find the best material – the purpose was to encourage the students to physically get out there and find the richness of resources available to create interesting and informative […]

From blogger to author – an interview with Peter Wells (countingducks)

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Art / beautiful / creativity / Meaning of life and that stuff / Writing

You may know Peter Wells as countingducks on WordPress.com. Peter has very kindly followed my blog for a while and I always enjoy reading his. Just recently Peter launched a novel called, Living Life Backwards, published by PDMI. Peter kindly agreed to be interviewed about his experience of transitioning from blogger to author. Here are my questions and Peter’s responses below … 1. Have you always enjoyed writing? I’ve always been quietly creative in various formats, and […]

Daily Post: Mr Sandman

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funny / Health / Science / technology

A recent Daily Post Prompt asked, “What kind of sleeper are you? Do you drop off like a stone and awaken refreshed, or do you need pitch black and silence to drift off to dream?” So, what kind of sleeper am I? NOT GOOD! I am nearing the end of Week 1 of a four-week trial in using some really interesting equipment to help me to sleep better at night. Teddy offered to model the […]