Sticks & stones…

"Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me." ~ Unknown It's an old adage that spans centuries and continents. It's heard in playgrounds, over garden fences, through sibling bedroom doors. It's uttered by the very old and the very young alike, in various forms and adaptions, but always to the … Continue reading Sticks & stones…

The Realm of Reflection…

"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us." ~ Gandalf, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, J. R. R. Tolkien I woke up this dreary, grey morning with the word "Time" in my head. Unsurprising, perhaps, it's New Year's Day, after all; … Continue reading The Realm of Reflection…

Let’s all Feel More…

“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” ~ The Art of Happiness, Dalai Lama XIV Yesterday, I had the immense pleasure of watching my good friend Kelly in a fringe theatre piece called Feel More at The Space Performing Arts Centre on the Isle of Dogs in London. The performance is made … Continue reading Let’s all Feel More…

Owning your you-ness…

"The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it." ~ Molière I realise I have already broken my posting once a week rule, but it is with good reason! MB and I had an utterly blissful week in Iceland, and I have been trying desperately to write a post that does it justice. In … Continue reading Owning your you-ness…

I’ve got the music in me…

“If music be the food of love, play on…” ~ Duke Orsino, Twelfth Night, William Shakespeare Music is, without a doubt, the single greatest contributor to the birth, growth and completion of The Origin Saga. Music has been an enormous part of my life for as long as I can remember. My parents’ tastes lean … Continue reading I’ve got the music in me…