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Sunshine & Clouds

Gossamer trampoline over a volcano

February 4, 2015 LC 0

Stepping onto a gossamer trampoline stretched over a huge volcano is how writing my blog feels. Really! This strong mental image sprung forth unannounced as I tried to rationalize how I felt about the online reaction to my post: Grief for pets – an observation. It was far b …

Hugs & a thank you…

December 5, 2014 LC 0

So California!! My sister spotted this Hug Deli in LaLa Land….so I’m ordering (on menu) a Group Hug for all my course colleagues (& teacher) at Susannah Conway’s ‘Blogging from the Heart‘ course. It’s the princely sum of two compliments, so …
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December Reflections 2014

December 2, 2014 LC 0

#DecemberReflections is a community project set up by author & photographer Susannah Conway. The idea being to simply take a photograph every day for the whole of December. The list of photo prompts for each day is below. I really like the positive mindfulness element of …

A.F.G.O!!!

December 2, 2014 LC 0

Unlike FOMO, YOLO and a hundred other text-y type acronyms I only heard AFGO for the first time last week. It apparently stands for: Another f***ing growth opportunity! A description that couldn’t have been more achingly apt after the horrible few days I’d just been throu …
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Matera

October 20, 2014 LC 0

Matera in Basillicata, Italy, is jaw-dropping. I’d wanted to visit for ages and it certainly didn’t disappoint. WOW!! The place is just incredible. The third oldest continually inhabited settlement on earth (after Jericho and Aleppo), Matera dates from the palaeo …

Hello! Wooflesnapper is back…

October 15, 2014 LC 0

Many blogs are set-up with great intentions, grand plans and dreams and this one was no different. So too do just as many fall by the wayside… After months of preparation, Wooflesnapper only remained ‘live’ for a couple of months – hardly even time to work out the …
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Treasure trove…

September 17, 2012 LC 0

Ath, Belgium: Home to the wonderful Deknudt Antiques. This was my second visit and it didn’t disappoint. This very large, but unassuming warehouse is set off the main road between Leuze-en-Hainaut and Ath and is a veritable treasure trove of furniture from 1750’s …