“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
One of my habits in the morning as soon as I get out of bed is to move the blinds and look out of the window. Today the sky was showing it’s best face, smiling and beaming out the glory of a wonderful sunrise.
I thought it was about time I posted a layout. All supplies by Anna Aspnes
‘Sometimes I wonder about my life. I lead a small life – well, valuable, but small – and sometimes I wonder, do I do it because I like it, or because I haven’t been brave? So much of what I see reminds me of something I read in a book, when shouldn’t it be the other way around? I don’t really want an answer. I just want to send this cosmic question out into the void. So good night, dear void.` You’ve Got Mail
Simple things are usually the most interesting. This year i’m curating the small, the everyday as well as the large and exciting. For this is my life.
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that”.
Martin Luther King Jnr.
I wake early in the morning.
Another day of rain and gales.
It’s warm and silent.
Just fairy lights, pretty
before the start
“Relationships are like farming,
if you don’t plant the seed,
you’ll have no crop to harvest”
My word for 2016 is connection.
As a new year begins new ideas begin to form. I’m resurrecting the blog and making new connections. New friendships, connecting with like minded souls and submitting work to publications is my goal for the year ahead.
Instagram continues to be my favourite form of social networking, I’ve made some great connections there. I hope to continue with a quote a day.
May the stars carry your sadness away,
May the flowers fill your heart with beauty,
May hope forever wipe away your tears,
And, above all, may silence make you strong.
Chief Dan George
Have you chosen a word for 2016 ?
What I’m reading – The House of Silk, Anthony Horowitz.
What I’m listening to – The Afro Celt Sound System with Robert Plant