Fishy Business

I’ve been tackling a problem, of late, which has impacted upon my capacity to write. Lack of sleep. In fact, beyond that, sleep disturbance in the form of Rapid Eye Movement (REM) Sleep Behaviour Disorder. This is a symptom that I have as part of being a person with Parkinson’s Disease. It’s been incredibly diruptive…

Broaden Your Horizons

If you are looking for something to do that has a broad range of potential interests, then have you considered learning another language? Perhaps, like me, you have some basic skill from high school education and / or travels? Well, I have started a French language course, online. Tomorrow, sees my first session with a…

Winter’s Magical Eve

A poem by Deano Parsons. Winter’s Magical Eve.Villages lit by twinkling lightsThe chill wind shocks with frosty bitesWindow displays of gifts and treesWhile garden ponds begin to freeze. Festive garlands and mistletoeThe moonlight shines upon the snowPeople gather around log firesIcicles hang from cold church spires. Christmas Eve comes but once per yearA time to…

Us moments 1

An original poem Give me light by candle A cracking fire too Blankets piled high And cuddling with you We’ll sink into the pillows And breathe each other in We’ll wrap and pull and conform to skin on skin on skin Falling asleep mid sentence I’ll wake to your snore These are the moments our…

Don’t Miss the Fun!

Are you aware that we update our ‘Magazine Front Page’ at the start of each month? There is a link to it, in our main menu on our home page. Well, since we are now well and truly at the start of the festive season, we have decided that this month our front page will…

In your eyes

An original poem You will see life as it was In your eyes as it is in your eyes as it will be in your eyes In your eyes there is no responsibility There will be no history of involvement In your eyes a victim of unfair circumstances treated poorly Your eyes will see nothing…

BEFORE

Let my eyes see my thoughts and bring my heart alive. Let my hands be able and bring it from my mind. Let my soul blend these words and create reflective prose. Let me plant the seeds of thought and watch the creation grow. Let me free to create what I hold dear to my…

The case for Selfies

(By Margaret S. Morton) As a mother I am constantly behind the camera catching all the precious moments of my children’s lives.  There is nothing I won’t capture. The external backup drives have started to fill a drawer. And now with online backup like google photos I can keep them safe. I could probably write a…