The Bloganuary prompt from a few days ago (ha!) was: Write about a challenge you faced and overcame. Well, I do my best to avoid facing up to challenges, these days. It’s all too exhausting. I am also tired of reading clichéd phrases like “It has been a challenging year.” Nowadays, I am very happy … More A challenge must be tackled with gusto (or avoided)
Bloggers always seem to be making resolutions, something along the lines of… I am going to blog every day. I am going to blog every Wednesday. I am going to make my blog more positive/exciting/varied/funny. And most important of all: I am not going to give up! Now WordPress wants to get us struggling bloggers … More Blogging in 2022
Four days ahead of Christmas Eve, I am wondering if we are actually going to celebrate the holidays this year. Now, I personally am not particularly keen on Christmas (we don’t go to church, and we haven’t had a Christmas tree in years) but now I find myself longing for some Christmas cheer. Why is … More Help! We Need Christmas! Now!
Originally posted on Conundrum.:
There are millions of narratives online about people and their stories, mostly as strangers without meeting each other we connect with these experiences as we find ourselves relating to them. The intricate nature of human existence is the simple truth that in our differences we notice familiar things that brings us…
I have got hooked on another blog. This is a daily post: a quote, and a photograph. Very simple, thoughtful, effective. I particularly like this quote, which resonates very much with my own thinking these days… via A Fine Thing
Jamaica is an island with plenty of “ambience” – it’s an oddly vague word that means a “feel,” an atmosphere, a quality. When we talk about “vibes” in Jamaica, that is what we are really talking about – whether good or bad. The Beach Boys’ classic “Good Vibrations” sums it up – and again Brian … More Weekly Photo Challenge: Ambience – in Jamaica
This week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is on the theme “Resilient.” I thought of the resilience of humans. In the past year, there have been many stories of resilience, in Jamaica and around the world: Aleppo, Yemen, the plight of migrants and refugees. Resilience is not just about strength and toughness. It’s also about overcoming obstacles and … More Weekly Photo Challenge: Resilient
This week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is on the theme “Path.” This opens up many possibilities, of course. It could be the path that we tread through our lives… I have chosen this photo, however, as I was thinking of my brother James, who lives thousands of miles away. We Skyped yesterday (what a wonderful … More Weekly Photo Challenge: Path
I’ve decided to try this weekly WordPress challenge. The topic this week is Anticipation: What are you waiting for? I took a photo of our three lovely rescue dogs, waiting for their morning meal today… That look in their eyes! Here is fellow blogger Susan Goffe’s post on the same topic!