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JUST BEEN RUBY WAXED

Ruby Wax is an inspiration to women of my generation, no wait... judging by the wide-ranging ages of both men and women in the audience last night, she is an inspiration to us all.  She is innately funny, down to earth and compassionate, in fact, she is a role model on how to be human.  I am enlighted, Ruby, thank you.

OXFORD LITERARY FESTIVAL 30th March to 7th April 2018

It hasn't quite sunk in that I'm going for four out of the nine days. I will be soaking up the words of wisdom of people I have admired for many years, such as the legendary Ranulph Fiennes. Much admired veteran journalists, Kate Adie, and Martin Bell. I hope to meet new friends along the... Continue Reading →

Barbara Large: Creative Inspiration

Sometimes fate introduces you to someone in a heartbeat.  You don't have time to cultivate an enduring friendship, but that person still leaves a lasting impression.

Thursday’s Thought for the Day

   

Author of a Timeless Classic – Emily Brontë

Wuthering Heights was written under Emily's pen name of Ellis Bell.  It was not uncommon for women in the 1840's fn to write under a man's name as shockingly at the time women were perceived as frivolous creatures, their intellectual capacities well below that of a man. 

Remarkable Women: Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou was such an inspiration in so many ways. She stirred many hearts, including mine.

Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom: Mandy Hale

“It’s OKAY to be scared. Being scared means you’re about to do something really, really brave.” ― Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass Mandy Hale is a Blogger turned New York Times bestselling author following the publication of her book The Single Woman, which inspired single women around the globe.... Continue Reading →

MONDAY MUSING: Say No to the Negative People in Your Life!

“Toxic people will pollute everything around them. Don’t hesitate. Fumigate.” ― Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass https://www.facebook.com/581215395410324/photos/a.581220188743178.1073741828.581215395410324/754922601372935/?type=3 “It is better to dwell on the beautiful things in life than the negative.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

In Celebration of Mother’s Day

When God Created Mothers by Erma Bombeck When the Good Lord was creating mothers, He was into His sixth day of "overtime" when the angel appeared and said. "You're doing a lot of fiddling around on this one." And God said, "Have you read the specs on this order?" She has to be completely washable,... Continue Reading →

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