During the recent anti-cycling frosty freeze, I was forced to jog with grumpy mates ‘Arthur’ and ‘Titus’, my 2 knees which prefer pounding grass and sand to concrete, to protect my fragile limbs. I seek no sympathy! I don’t really like running but get energised by any […]
“Oxymoron!” sounds insulting doesn’t it? Oxymorons can be coined to insult and crack jokes, but they can beautifully hold two seeming opposites / contradictions together in one mysterious and marvellous truth.
‘Shopping Heaven’ is an oxymoron for me, ‘Hell’ coming to my mind long before ‘Heaven’, but for […]
What makes Christmas for you? Kids, family together, parties, helping others, trees, lights, tinsel, food, drink, carols, nativity scenes, services, cards, presents, Binge-TV, snuggled up in front of the fire, etc. Like me you may be gutted about the removal of the Christmas window for our celebrations.
What fills or drains your joy tank? From scientific research, Ingrid F Lee cites that ‘circles’ and ‘curves’ deliver more joy than other shapes, while ‘jaggy edged’ objects do the opposite. She asks, if joy is so important to us, why surround ourselves with architecture, décor, workspace […]