Untangled- A Story of Resilience, Courage and Triumph

I am incredibly honoured to introduce you to a very courageous lady called Alexis Rose  She is the author of a book called “Untangled – A Story of Resilience, Courage, and Triumph” sharing her story of “abuse, torture and threats to maintain her silence.” I find it difficult to imagine how anyone can survive such terrible suffering, and yet write so beautifully. In With […]

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Velocity

My body has been grumbling for a while, and my poor eyes are aching and not a good colour!  These are all signs of a flare up in my fibromyalgia and I need to address it with extreme self care.  I shall walk my talk! I almost have a final copy of “Watching the Daisies” and there are a number of things I […]

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Fences

Barbed wire fences erected to maintain boundaries and secure farm animals I am finally entering  Dutch Goes The Photo Challenge This weeks photo challenge subject is – fences.  I am reminded of the saying “Good fences make good neighbours” attributed to the poem “Mending Wall” by Robert Frost. In the poem two farmers are rebuilding a stone wall on the boundary […]

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The Power of Place

This was my first blog post ever on 19 February.  I am re blogging it and look forward to your comments. I grew up in a quiet village in Stirlingshire, Scotland surrounded by unspoiled countryside. In school, I learned the names of native wild flowers, birds and trees. Every summer, my family returned to their roots in The Rosses area of County Donegal, […]

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