Monthly Archives: March 2014

Take a chance on yourself and book the last spot now! Join us at an ‘inspired writers retreat’ in Bali!

Man your excitement stations! There are only two weeks left until the first ‘inspired writers retreat’ in paradise! No experience necessary. All you need to bring is a delicate desire to write and a robust desire to have a fabulous holiday! We have a few places left on the most transformational writing experience this side […]

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Message in a bottle: My first month as a blogger

Romania. To me it is a far flung place with an inordinate amount of snow, fur hats and serious looking people with brows knit in deep contemplation of aforementioned snow. It could not be more far flung from my life of squelching mangoes, watermelon sunsets and sunscreen-soaked swimming. But last week someone from Romania read […]

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What does my brain look like? And other questions I asked my MRI today

Today my thoughts were penetrated. My inner workings were laid bare and every electric flicker of imagination, thought and emotion was known by another. Today I had an MRI. Recently, I’ve been a little wobbly, they assure me it’s nothing but just to be sure Doc ordered an MRI. Never had one before. Now I […]

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Why an Inspired Writers Retreat is for you

The biggest hurdle for any writer, no matter what stage in their writing, is confidence. I know how debilitating that fear is more than most. Inspired Writers Retreats are designed to nurture and incubate your ideas no matter how fragile that confidence may be. Actually, the retreat is so much more than just writing, it […]

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The slow mood movement

I had thought he was dead. The first time that I had seen the old man he had been sleeping in a chair near a tractor outside my cottage on the hill overlooking Florence. Such was the busy-ness of my-life-left-behind that I automatically assumed a man sleeping during the day must be dead. Or pretty […]

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Learning from little people

I have decided that I should live life as a child. Not childishly. No. Just live as a child would, with the same confidence, passion and aplomb. I first came to this conclusion years ago when I was with my three year old nephew. He was playing with a completely engaging toy, it could have […]

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Why talking to people you don’t know will make you a better person

How often do you talk to someone you don’t know? I mean really talk. How often do you sit down and find out what makes them tick; their heartbreaks, habits, humanity? How often in the daily routine of waking up, consuming breakfast, going to work, coming home, decompressing and sleeping do you talk to someone […]

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