It’s day 45 and it has been a roller-coaster of emotions, but one part of the day was too interesting not to mention. I took a train ride with a wonderful stranger. 317 more words
On March 8, 1998, the Fox television network aired an episode of its long-running animated hit “The Simpsons” titled “Lisa the Simpson.” It was neither the first nor the most famous episode devoted to the show’s fiercely intelligent, spiky-haired eight-year-old middle child but, for pop-culture addicts who love outspoken female characters and recall the particular obsessions and anxieties that come with being a girl of grammar-school age, it was certainly one of the most provocative. 586 more words
It’s now 2 days since I attended the YoungHort event and I’m still a bit blown away.
A group of young horticulturists (mostly half my age!) have shown impressive initiative and formed the ‘YoungHort Ambassadors’, and they held their first event last Friday. 265 more words
I talk about a lot of stuff on Draft’s End. And a lot of it doesn’t seem to directly relate to writing. I always have a point and I can always tie it back in to the main point (being a writer), but it’s not just about being a writer. 1,259 more words
“Friends show their love – in times of trouble, not in happiness.”
“All is change; all yields its place and goes.”
“Leave no stone unturned.”