You say we are free, But are we? Slaves to fashion, Designers, brands : corporate greed. You say we are free But are we? Bound by distinctions Of colour, cast and creed. You say we are free But are we? Subject to poverty Disease, famine and need. You say we are free But are we ? Have we ever, Really, been freed ? Written for … Continue reading Are we really free?
A winter weekend is the best time to stay home. Lounging around in your favourite pyjamas reading a fast paced thriller or binge watching a TV show. There are lots of fun things you can enjoy at home on a lazy winter weekend. But your conscience or the voice of reason (both are equally annoying) keeps raising its ugly head. It reminds you of the … Continue reading A Lazy Winter Weekend : 10 Excuses for staying home
Ignorance is bliss ,” they say. But they also say, “Forewarned is fore armed.” So who do we believe? What do we do? The statement “Ignorance is bliss, or is it?’ is a complete mirror image of the question, ” Is t is better to know or is it better to not know This debate of whether knowledge/prior knowledge is useful or not is probably … Continue reading “Is it better to know or is it better to not know?” Ignorance Is Bliss, or is it ?
Theresa,the Haunted Wordsmith, has created the White Elephant Party as a blogging activity where she sends presents to three bloggers. Each recipient is then obliged to give presents to a further three bloggers. On 6th December, Theresa sent me the very thoughtful gift of a book of embroidery patterns. Since I am fond of crafts especially embroidery, I was very happy to receive it. Earlier … Continue reading Another White Elephant Party,Dec 6
I have always been Looking for Leisure. Leisure to read, And leisure to write. Leisure to watch autumn leaves fall to the ground, To watch kittens at play, And birds building their nests. Leisure to see my friends, Or at least call them everyday. Leisure to pick berries from hedgerows, And fruit from trees. Leisure to fill my basket with roses, Then arrange them lovingly. … Continue reading Looking for Leisure FOWC : ‘leisure’
Sometimes it just feels good to be alive. On a sunny Sunday morning, Breakfast on the patio Oatmeal banana and walnut muffins Organic lemon curd bought at the local farmers market Freshly squeezed orange juice or freshly brewed coffee A comfortable deck chair The company of a good book or a good friend. Sometimes it just feels good to be alive, Forgetting for a while … Continue reading Sometimes it just feels good to be alive.
Rules: 3.2.1 Quote Me! Thank the Selector Post 2 quotes for the dedicated Topic of the Day. Select 3 bloggers to take part in ‘3.2.1 Quote Me!’ Note: Although this is the topic for today there is no specific deadline to it, meaning you can answer as and when. Celebration of Life I was tagged by Sadje of Keeping It Alive For this 321 Quote … Continue reading 3, 2, 1, Quote Me : Celebration of Life
10 Useful Things To Do While Watching T.V. You must have come across that species of super-efficient, over achieving womanhood sometime. She is usually a successful professional holding a full time job who is managing to bring up three children at the same time. She jogs three miles every morning, cooks delicious meals from scratch and also makes time to volunteer at three different charities. … Continue reading Ten Useful Things To Do While Watching T.V.
My goals : November 2018. Wow ! Written out, that looks so impressive. Although goal setting is quite the thing for me (it’s the way I manage to get things done), I don’t usually share it with others. I usually write my goals down on my phone or in a little notebook that lives at the bottom of my handbag. I like to keep my … Continue reading My Goals : November 2018
Little Joys is the second post in my series “Little things that mean a lot”. This series chronicles little things that make a big difference to our lives. To read Part I of this series, click here. Little things that mean a lot: Part II Little joys are small inconsequential things that happen in our everyday lives. These trifling experiences usually cost nothing and do … Continue reading Little Joys