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Optimism is an opinion. To be optimistic is to look at the world in a positive manner. But what is positive. Another opinion? The glass is half full or half empty? 445 more words

Hope and Anchor.

Robin singing in the hawthorn tree

A timely reminder for me.

That this day is full of hope.

©Alison Jean Hankinson

It was a difficult week this week, and for a while there I was at a bit of a low ebb. 139 more words


Reality Dreams - my new book - presently in the process of being published.

Reality Dreams was my first book. I started writing it in 1971. It took me three years to complete.

I thought it was a brilliant new kind of book – totally revolutionary – a feast of prose, poetry, cartoons, philosophy, social concern, spirituality and observation. 131 more words



I was being chased by the tempest

which was bringing in a raging gust of wind,

i landed up offshore!

The Brontes play Hull Fruit - Photos - Supporting the Sharks!

The Brontes did a storming set at Fruit in Hull – a great Rock venue. A great responsive crowd saw them support the brilliant Sharks! 29 more words


Open Bridges - Hull Year of Culture - Another Triumph!! - Photos

You only appreciate freedom when you are deprived of it!!¬† That was the philosophy of the event. Or as Joni Mitchell might say – ‘You don’t know what you’ve got til its gone.’ 262 more words


Where Are You Going?

Where are you going? What are you doing with your life? Are you stuck running on a treadmill? It may be time to reinvent yourself. It may be time to reset your expectations for yourself. 39 more words