The Fruit Of Our Lives ~ A Testimony

It is the end of the second week in January.  I look outside and see a thick blanket of mist covering the countryside, visibility only possible within the boundaries of our property.  It might clear to be a beautiful sunny Winter's day later, but the weather forecast sounds gloomy.  It is hard to be upbeat … Continue reading The Fruit Of Our Lives ~ A Testimony

A Rainbow In Edinburgh

I was in a meeting in Edinburgh on Friday 13th October. Suddenly an entire rainbow formed in front of my eyes. The moment was incredible. The rainbow was a pure arc of beauty, promise and grace. It meant so much. Some others nearby noticed it, some seemed to take it for granted. I took it to heart. My meeting … Continue reading A Rainbow In Edinburgh

Courage To Be Real

I recently received a message from someone I have never met, whom I learnt has had a very challenging life and has a very sad childhood story. The message was so heartfelt and so grateful  ... it moved me beyond tears ... this post is a result of receiving that message. Apparently my 'being real' … Continue reading Courage To Be Real

A Visit to RHS Harlow Carr in Spring

This is about more than just a garden visit. I am writing this blogpost retrospectively, having visited RHS Harlow Carr in early Spring this year.  Our visit this time, occurred just as the buds were opening on the blossom trees (prunus of several types), the fresh leaves were unfurling in many shades of green on … Continue reading A Visit to RHS Harlow Carr in Spring

A Little Silver Trunk of Life

From time to time, I receive messages from people around the world who have been helped, inspired, motivated or simply enabled to take another step through a challenging period in their lives, as they've heard bits of my story or read my words.  We are each doing our best on this planet, and we are … Continue reading A Little Silver Trunk of Life