The Gift of Reading Aloud: A Love Story

So this one is a little late for Wednesday Appreciation Day… To be honest, I had some deadlines to get out the way when Wednesday rocked up on my door… Pesky paying work!! Then Thursday, my grandmother had visitors so off my grandfather and I went to the home of a Welsh widower I’d met […]

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The Gift of Empowerment: A Love Story

Ok, so it’s not a Wednesday but I don’t always save appreciation for one day alone… Today I would like to thank an artist and friend for his contribution to my home, and to the, in turn, source of inspiration he has become in my life as a human being and as  a writer… I […]

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The Gift of a Blog: A Love Story

I once had a job, after I’d completed my masters in English Literature, and jumped at the first paycheck offered me… As a high school English teacher. But I grew ever more miserable, ever more depleted…. As I wrote in a previous blog, I was living an unliveable life. I saw my psychiatrist from the […]

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The Gift of Poetry: A Love Story

My last blog post featured a story that I was gifted by a stranger… She had told me of the loss of her husband and the gift of a watch, and what the watch now meant to her, how dear it was to her, how close to her heart… I’ve been pondering on this for […]

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