Ae Fond Kiss

To capture a moment in time with words that are so achingly beautiful and utterly romantic is a triumph, and one well worthy of celebration.


Morning Chorus

Day 3 of my #500words Keeping line with the theme of 'Morning Pages', an idea and creative prompt I lifted from 'The Artists' Way by Julia Cameron, I thought for today's writing challenge I would draft and share a poem that was inspired by writing, you guessed it, in the early morning. There is something distinctively … Continue reading Morning Chorus

cocoa cinnmon hot chocolate

Heavenly Hot Chocolate… the Healthier Way

“Baby it’s cold, outside…” This is my favourite before-bedtime hot drink. It’s the best kind of snacking/sweet treat replacement for the after dinner cravings – especially during the colder stints of winter. It's an easy, simple and far healthier alternative to those awful quick-fix hot chocolate drinks, which are stuffed full of processed sugar-powdered-milk nonsense – … Continue reading Heavenly Hot Chocolate… the Healthier Way

Stay on The Ride – It’s Gonna Take You Somewhere

Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter. It shakes the yellow leaves from the bough of your heart, so that fresh, green leaves can grow in their place. It pulls up the rotten roots, so that new roots hidden beneath have room to grow. Whatever sorrow shakes from your heart, far better things will take their place. (Rumi)