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Above n Beyond the illusion...

Leaving the child’s world blissful
Pleasures of careless abandon galore
The adolescent’s world is fast growing
Encompassing endless dreams and more

You find a vocation and work… 161 more words

Wordpress Challenges

Mourning Periods

I’m finding it really difficult to not start off on a tangent (although, I’m very much aware that I already am). The title I just wrote has opened itself up to possible discussions about the female monthly. 542 more words

Old Age

The winter of her life

The room was clean and airy. The fan was noisy and as it whirled round and round, it seemed as if the squeaking sound kept increasing. 729 more words

Pen Stories

"Old age is no place for sissies" - Bette Davis (part 1)

If you’ve read my previous posts, you should know by now that I’m 49 years old. I’m very happy with my age, just not sure I like the shit that comes with it, if you know what I mean. 349 more words

Being unprepared

I don’t think i have ever organised a room so quickly.  It has been a real panic getting new non-slip flooring laid (my carpet was moth ridden I am ashamed to say!), furniture delivered and supplies ordered.   331 more words

Growing Old

Book Review - Our Souls At Night

Stories are simple yet so often we come across writers, who to showcase their writing skills, complicate the plot and take away its beauty.

Today, I want to talk about this pleasing book called Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf. 201 more words


Gnarly Hands

Gnarly hands.


Gone are the days of gazing upon life with adolescent glory and wonder.

I still know all the answers but today my hands are old. 76 more words