Tales of the Tuatha (Chapters 35 & 36)

We are nearing the end my dear readers- only one more installment to go after this and why has it become such a struggle and so, so hard!!? I revised and re-revised these two chapters till my eyes fell out and my brain froze. I hesitated to push the post button. I have to stop. I can think…

Cee’s Black and White Challenge

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Bathrooms and Outhouses not so beautiful or ethereal but great fun and a chuckle! Bathrooms to cry for- toilet paper!! Bring your own  The throne at Bunratty Castle – County Clare, the seat is always cold you might break an ankle on the stairs leading up underground toilet in the…

Fresh (as rain drops)

I’m going with the The Daily Post theme of Fresh today. Living on the soggy west coast I might as well appeciate the freshness of rain on a Magnolia tree and our island saying of “if you don’t like the weather just wait five minutes!”  and on the lawn,  raindrops have turned dandelion puffs  into  glittering…

tales from the cove

So we go walking you and I,  to clean the lenses of our souls and watch the setting sun. Don’t be sad sweet girl, listen to your feet crunching the sand, and your heart beating in the waves, there are joyful miles yet to go.   Speaking of cleaning lenses I noticed quite a few…

Joyful

Spring arrives early on the west coast of Vancouver Island and along with it the sun at long last!!  Though just wait five minutes!! “There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, don’t you?” ― Rumi

Monochrome Madness upon us and Isadora Duncan

Strolling in Paris ( for Sarah Potter of Sarah Potter Writes after our conversation about Isadora) In 2013 My daughter and I  spent a hot afternoon in the cool shade of the tree lined avenues of Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris.  We found the graves of Sarah Bernhardt, Oscar Wilde, Jim Morrison, Maria Callas, Edith Piaf and…