Impatient to Succeed

As I strode forth yesterday, with the March sun on my back, I combined taking in the air and scenery with reflecting on a gremlin of mine, and one many of you will recognise, impatience.  Despite knowing that achieving results takes time as well as effort, you just want everything to happen more quickly.  You... Continue Reading →

Poem of Thanks: 2020

Rather than doing a review of the year or a top ten moments, you know the sort of thing, I've got into the tradition of writing an annual poem of thanks. Hope you enjoy 2020's 🙂 'What are you thankful for, Elaine?',I asked myself today.As I pondered on the year gone byIn a December kind... Continue Reading →

You Are A Skills Collector

I started my annual ritual of collecting seeds a few weeks ago. Lupin, chive, poppy, aqualeiga... a mix from the border and herb patch. This got me thinking Don't worry, I'm not going for the 'seeds of change' vibe 😉 We don't use all of our skills all of the time. And some of them... Continue Reading →

Teen Spirit Rewind

Once upon a time when dinosaurs roamed the earth... ... I was in my teens. Well, maybe not that long ago but it's long enough. Over recent months, I have found myself naturally, and through circumstance, re-finding, what I can only describe as my teen spirit. No, I'm not going back to being a goth.... Continue Reading →

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