the year of entitlement…

I preferred it when it was the year of the dragon or even the rat. But sadly it seems that 2017 has been the year of entitlement and unlike the Chinese New Year calendar I don’t see it likely to rotate next year. Although early indications are, that 2018 will be the year of – all rights and no responsibilities. This does not fill me with joy as I look to leave this year and move into the next. I feel that I am again drowning in my own life. Only just managing to keep my nose above water. It … Continue reading the year of entitlement…

the tomato and I just want to say Thank you….

One Christmas when I was around eight, I received a plastic tomato pencil topper. This wasn’t all that I got on the second best day of the year. I also got the corn, carrot, broccoli and the pea pencil toppers. It is true what they say about only children we are so spoilt. As my complete collection of vegetables pencil toppers proves. These plastic weighted vegetables that sat on my pencil served no purpose if however they were vegetable erasers well – that would have been a different story.  So I didn’t use them for years it wasn’t until I … Continue reading the tomato and I just want to say Thank you….

do what you love- love what you do…

I cried today. I wasn’t sad, it was in response to a gift. God had given this group the most beautiful voices, I sat there on the wooden pew in stillness waiting for my friend to join the catholic faith. They sang in their tight circle around the microphone as the morning sun fell on them through the stained glass windows. Their song was smooth and effortless, it filled the church. I was not even aware that I was crying, I was truly in the moment captivated by the agility and lightness of their sound. It was in this instant, … Continue reading do what you love- love what you do…