word of the week · Writing

Word of the Week – Loquacious

This is my word of the week; it's plain and simple; it doesn't have multiple applications; there is no need for interpretation; it just means what it means; you don't have to write for ages to describe how and where to use it. There is one simple reason to explain why I came up with… Continue reading Word of the Week – Loquacious

Avon beauty · Fountain Pens · Knitting · lifestyle · Planning · Quote of the week · Stationery

I’m doing this…

Here's a snapshot of what is going on around here these days. This is what was piled on my settee when I started to tidy up last night prior to heading off to bed (before I took the photo I did move them into a more pleasing arrangement than the 'old heap of stuff' that… Continue reading I’m doing this…

Purpose · Reflections and Intentions · word of the week · Writing

Word of the Week – Accomplish

Looking forwards as we start a new week and a new month, my chosen Word of the Week "Accomplish" is an exhortation to set goals and strive to achieve something. To set oneself a challenge, to determine a course. It is wise, in setting goals, to accept that we can still accomplish something even if… Continue reading Word of the Week – Accomplish

Music · Quote of the week · Stationery

A song list

As well as a quote this week, I'm going to share a song-list with you. ┬áThe quote is hand-written and shown in my photo. The song-list is playing along with it:- 'Only The Lonely' sung by Glen Campbell 'Who Knows Where The Time Goes' sung by Judy Collins 'Crossroads' written and sung by Don McLean… Continue reading A song list

Films · Quote of the week

Knew this was a one-way ticket…

As I sat knitting at the weekend, I was pondering the sweetness of sharing things we enjoy with a whole new generation. This specifically related to watching "The Abyss" with my grandson who enjoyed it immensely (and why wouldn't he?). So today's quote is a short and sweet thought from the film, typed by Brigman… Continue reading Knew this was a one-way ticket…

Avon beauty · Films · Quote of the week

Scent and Scissorhands

So, this week I have joined the legions of Avon "ladies" and on mentioning this to my daughter, the first thing she said was "Oh, we watched Edward Scissorhands and I had to explain what an Avon Lady was!" Edward Scissorhands is a great film about being different and about being kind and about being… Continue reading Scent and Scissorhands

Quote of the week · Reading · Writing

Quote of the Week – Shakespeare

Start the year with Shakespeare, of course, and words from "The Tempest" which have blown into my mind this January morning. Our revels now are ended. These our actors, As I foretold you, were all spirits, and Are melted into air, into thin air; And, like the baseless fabric of this vision, The cloud-capp'd towers,… Continue reading Quote of the Week – Shakespeare