Tag Archives: Life

Are You Suffering From ‘Wonder Fatigue’?

I’m re-reading a great book called ‘Re-Think – How To Think Differently’ by Nigel May Barlow One of many quotes from the book …..“The creative mind is so often trapped by dull routine and the sheer exhaustion of the workaday week … Continue reading

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Observations From A Different Coffee Shop

This week’s Friday observations are from a different one to my local. I’m away at the moment and spent a pleasant hour this morning in a delightful coffee shop in Alnwick. While I was there finishing of a poem for … Continue reading

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Observations From A Canal Barge – Life In The Slow Lane

I spent a lovely day yesterday with family and friends cruising along the Bridgewater Canal on a barge we hired for the day. We were celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary  (that’s probably another post for another day!) As we sedately … Continue reading

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Had Any Good Ideas Lately?

Have you ever stopped to think about where your ideas come from? For some reason I seem to have hit a period where I’m doing quite a bit of writing and it got me wondering just where my ideas are … Continue reading

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Where Do You Write?

Where do you write? Does it matter where you put pen to paper? Do you find that some places give you more inspiration than others? I share these questions with you because they have been ones that I have been … Continue reading

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A Very Short Story

Have you ever noticed that it is quite often the little things in life that can give us the most pleasure or excite us the most? Well, that is exactly what has just happened to me! Yesterday I came across … Continue reading

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A Lake View Story

I can’t believe that it’s 11 days since I last put a post on this blog! There have been a number of reasons which, on reflection, are really just excuses, so I won’t bother you with them. I’m presently in … Continue reading

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