Muchness

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Five strangers in Florence

A few weeks ago, though it already feels like another life, I sat outside in the warm Italian sun with the cityscape of Florence before me. I was slowly getting … Continue reading

May 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Barriers to happiness

I bought a writing bureau the other day.  It was a last minute purchase, full of heady desire, urgency and opportunity.  It appeared in a Facebook group for pre-loved goods … Continue reading

October 11, 2016 · 1 Comment

This is what most people are like

We all want to feel like our choices are valid, every bit as much as the choices by which most people’s lives are defined. We want to know that we are not alone.

March 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Who gets to be happy, anyway?

We’re all looking for happiness. Pursuing it. Hoping that one day, we’ll find it by the sea or in a book.

October 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

Simple magic

It’s the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary Paulo Coelho If you want to view paradise, simply look around and view it Anything you want to, do … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Simplicity & happiness

The most simple things can bring the most happiness Izabella Scorupco  Holidays are expensive.  I mean, you pay a lot to get to an exciting destination but once you’re there, … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

One’s company

A momentous but until then overlooked fact was making its first appearance; that I had inadvertently brought myself with me to the island. Alain de Botton – The Art of … Continue reading

August 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Help yourself

It’s a beautiful day outside But you don’t know how to fly Lighthouse family My aunt posted a top ten list of self-help books to Facebook the other day. Seeing … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tradition – gratitude challenge #26

Tradition is the layering of meaning over time. Brick by brick. Layer by layer. Families, cultures, nations are built by it. Ritual without understanding is also a brick wall. It … Continue reading

February 28, 2013 · 1 Comment
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