A FRESH BEGINNING

“The chief beauty about time is that you cannot waste it in advance. The next year, the next day, the next hour are lying ready for you, as perfect, as unspoiled, as if you had never wasted or misapplied a single moment in all your life. You can turn over a new leaf every hour

THE OPEN DOOR

There is something magical about doors. Perhaps it is because you can imagine what you will find behind the door. Closed doors can prevent you from discovering the mystery on the other side, which is not always a bad thing.  As long as the door is closed, you can imagine whatever you like. And an

THE VIEW FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Neil Gaiman

I have not always been a Neil Gaiman fan. It took me a while to discover his immense talent and wisdom,. And I have to say it all started with Fortunately the Milk, which I absolutely adore. But this is not about Fortunately the Milk. Gaiman’s Newberry Award winning book The Graveyard held less appeal

MY NOTEBOOK ADDICTION

 Like falling in love, moments that announce themselves as your subject are rare, and there’s a magic to them. Ignore them at your own peril- Dani Shapiro Notebooks are how you capture those rare, magical thoughts, ideas, moments. It has never been quite clear to me whether I continuously start new notebooks because I am disorganized