Feeling a Bit Helpless

Sometimes, things happen to those close to us and there is nothing we can do to fix it for them. Right now, my mother-in-law is coping with living with cancer with having been told that no further treatment options exist for her. How I would like to take that away from her and see her... Continue Reading →

BEFORE

(An original poem by Margaret S. Morton) 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... Continue Reading →

Focused Friends Favourites – Issue 5

Hi, this is Deano writing..... ...I must say that one of my favourite things is a person, my friend and colleague here at focused friends; Margaret S. Morton. I am LOVING this wonderful new 'Favourite Things' column and I am delighted to be able to contribute, after what has been a challenging year.Being my first... Continue Reading →

The Nitty Gritty of Us

“Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.”- Henry Thomas Buckle. I was reflecting over what Focused friends means to me. I find reflective thinking is an important part of life. I feel we do not stop to think about aspects of our lives and our experiences, enough. Having reflected on... Continue Reading →

Round and Round We Go

“Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.”- Isaac Asimov. I always put the radio on, of a morning. I listen to wonderful LBC Radio; based in London but a talk-radio station with an audience of people across the UK and, indeed, the world. Callers come from far afield and so the breadth of views... Continue Reading →

The Flat Lay

We hope you enjoy this collaboration of our creative ideas. Today’s collaboration is a flat lay of items indoors, outdoors and a hobby. Thank you to my fellow collaborators, Dean Parsons, Debbie Walker, and Tracy White . This place wouldn’t be what it is without all of you and your amazing contributions Please click on... Continue Reading →

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