Tag Archives: shame

Leave the floor washing and follow your heart

We had a great night sleep. Very gentle rolling at 3am but otherwise smooth as a lake. We’ve just had breakfast, the highlight of which was the coffee. They must have a new machine… No the real highlight of the … Continue reading

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Broken Shells Calling

(Friday evening in Furadouro) I mentioned yesterday that I loved the town of Furadouro and one of the reasons was the beach. Not the sand but the shells. Not the perfectly pretty and complete shells. The broken ones. I had … Continue reading

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The Rock of Gibraltar

(At the back… Ruby and The Rock) We’ve moved. We’ve left our campsite near Lagos and we’ve left lovely Portugal. We’re in search of a little more warmth and off to somewhere sunny in Spain.  But on the way we … Continue reading

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Wounded and Sickly Ego in the Safe Cave

(All the pictures are from Mount Usher Gardens in Ashford, Co. Wicklow) I took a week off blogging and I have great excuses, but It’s the excuse that stops me going back to blogging that I want (well, really don’t … Continue reading

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Fearlessness in Baby Steps

(French window) Ok….. so, I’m supposed to be practicing (from the dictionary: the actual application or use of an idea, belief, or method as opposed to theories about such application or use) my fearlessness this week. I was figuring that might include … Continue reading

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The Botanic Gardens in the rain.

(The Botanic Gardens in Dublin) I went to visit the Botanic Gardens in Dublin last Monday. Although it’s less than an hour away I’d never been before. Not for the first time I’ve contemplated going on holidays to my own … Continue reading

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Friday’s Quote. You’re odd? That’s okay!

“Sometimes something can look beautiful just because it’s different in some way from the other things around it. One red petunia in a window box will look very beautiful if all the rest of them are white, and vice-versa.”
 – Andy … Continue reading

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Don’t be scribbling over your signature with a bob.

(Wakey, wakey it’s 5am) We’re on a ship again. This morning (Thursday) I’m sitting in the lounge of the ferry going from Rosslare Harbour (Ireland) to Fishguard (Wales). We’re off to see the daughter again. We’re also going back to … Continue reading

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My garden is in the work phase.

(Not my garden… another view of the Birds and Bees garden at Bloom) The sun is shining and it was very easy to get out of bed, not least because I’m off on an adventure with Ashleigh and Megan today. … Continue reading

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Look! It’s the break light!

(Graffiti in cafe toilet – I didn’t write it) I’ve uncovered another of my patterns and this one is big (for me). I’ve been working away for the past month on productivity. I’ve read the book, Getting Things Done by … Continue reading

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Lazy and Selfish

(Kate and Liam’s unusual sunflowers) For the first time in my life I went to a cafe with my laptop. It was last Saturday. I had a green tea and an egg sandwich (yes…) first. Then I wrote for thirty minutes, without … Continue reading

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Little Chick’s Story

(A perfect seed ball) Once upon a time there was a little chick who went in search of adventure. She travelled to the sea shore and found a beautiful turtle shell. She put it on and wore it everyday for … Continue reading

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