An Accidental Writer

  I am an Accidental Writer. Since childhood, I have scribbled, shared, and taught out of what I've learnt. Never ever did I intend to be "A Writer" ... not consciously anyway ... although many encouraged me to get some story down in books. This is yet to be acquiesced to and I'm sure will … Continue reading An Accidental Writer

Conundrum And Irony ~ A Poem

  Conundrum And Irony It is important to know your WHY. My life is so full of conundrums and irony. Now more than ever. Why, Lord, Why? What shall I do, Lord? Stand. Walk in the Light. Stay in the beam of positive vibrations. Keep to the narrow path. Stand. Do not run away from … Continue reading Conundrum And Irony ~ A Poem

Why Do I Write ~ Revisited

  Asked: “Why Do You Write?” Answer: “I write because I can’t draw …   No, that is not entirely true. I write because it is the music I make without a keyboard with sounds. I write because I have written since I was a little girl, learning to spell, standing in line to have … Continue reading Why Do I Write ~ Revisited

New Reading List On The Holly Tree Tales Site

Dear Readers, This is a little note to let you know that a new page has been created in the Main Menu of The Holly Tree Tales site, called Books&Authors. The aim of the new page is to share a list of authors and their books with the audience of this site.  Many of the … Continue reading New Reading List On The Holly Tree Tales Site

Diamonds Are Made In The Rough ~ A Poem

DIAMONDS ARE MADE IN THE ROUGH   Don't ever give up. Whoever you are, whatever you're going through, don't give up. You matter. You are made of the dust of the stars. You are a unique and precious child of God. You belong in this beautiful universe, Your steps are valued on this precious earth. … Continue reading Diamonds Are Made In The Rough ~ A Poem

Introducing a Voluntary Financial Donation Facility to The Holly Tree Tales And Why

Some months ago, WordPress notified me that a new facility had been created, which would enable the owners of blogs like my own (Premium and Business themes) to add a payment button to our websites.  At first I decided to 'file' that information, feeling that my technological muscles had been sufficiently challenged and that I … Continue reading Introducing a Voluntary Financial Donation Facility to The Holly Tree Tales And Why

The House & The Holly Trees

Once upon a time, there was a little old house in the country. The little old house had seen many people come and go over the two hundred odd years of its lifetime, especially in the decades since the church of the land had sold it to 'ordinary' folk, some decades ago. Many owners had … Continue reading The House & The Holly Trees

The Perfect Story – A Short Film

* Three months ago, my son set off for university, for the first time. A few short weeks ago, my son announced that he had decided to write a film script.  He had joined his university's Film Society, had attended several meetings as part of the group of enthusiasts there, and wished to enter into … Continue reading The Perfect Story – A Short Film

Dear WordPress And Versatile Others

  This is about "The Versatile Blogger Award", which I have been trying to tell the fifteen people whose blogs I nominated, on 1 November 2017, about their nomination for. Having tried numerous times to post a special comment under the latest blog post of several of the blogs whom I have nominated, only to … Continue reading Dear WordPress And Versatile Others