Monthly Archives: September 2013

Only kindness matters

In the end, only kindness matters – Jewel, Hands Is there anything more peaceful and mesmerising than watching the waves break onto a deserted beach? Looking out to sea, the long swells of turquoise rise and fall as they move … Continue reading

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Weekly photo challenge: saturated

Some of my favourite family photos are those taken on sunset, as colours are saturated by the last rays of sunlight and we bask in the beauty around us. We chase sunsets when we are on vacation; the car will … Continue reading

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Endings and Beginnings

What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from. – T. S. Eliot Finally, it is done! Chemotherapy is finished. I had my … Continue reading

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Weekly photo challenge: Inside

It’s a little fuzzy, but this recent photo of my grandfather on his 97th birthday immediately came to mind upon hearing that this week’s photo challenge is Inside. One look at this photo says everything about what my cherished grandfather … Continue reading

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