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30 Days of Alchemy

1. “If someone isn’t what others want them to be, the others become angry. Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.”

-Paulo Coelho, “The Alchemist”

Writings

Haikus V

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho is one of my favourite books. Here are three Haikus that I wrote, inspired by the protagonist, Santiago.

He needed nothing. 39 more words

Love

Reading: The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho

“People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.” - Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist 68 more words

Bookish Ramblings

'The Alchemist' by Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho wrote this little gem called ‘The Alchemist’.  I finished it a couple of days ago and it’s one of those stories you never forget.   302 more words

Live Today, Tomorrow is Never Promised

For the past few days, I spent my morning walks wondering.  Wondering what things I can do to stay productive. My daughter introduced me to the concept of blogging. 271 more words

Retirement

Tuesday Thoughts

Finishing the month with one more quote from The Alchemist, which I finished in a fever last week.

“And dreams are the language of God. When He speaks in our language, I can interpret what He has said.

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Tuesday Thoughts

Familiarity + The Alchemist Bevis Marks.

Cocktails to try:
Garden Martini
Bubble Bath (just be prepared for lots of bubbles!)
Passion fruit Meringue Martini
Anything in a hipflask (you can keep the flask) 178 more words

London