Sometimes it's easier to be harsh than it is kind. Kindness takes self reflection. A pause before you respond. It takes selflessness to be kind. To choose a better path even if your feels demand another. But even though it harder, the world deserves more kindness in it. So try to be kind.
Why everyone should read a fantasy book at least once in their lives.
This month’s blog is written whilst looking out on a grey and dreary February morning. It’s before work starts, before the world wakes up, and the only sound outside is the sound of the birds welcoming in the day, punctuated by the occasional car driving too fast down our road. February has been somewhat of… Continue reading February Update – Redefining Success
It’s the end of another year. A good time to reflect on the year gone by, and my wishes for the coming 2019. Lookback at 2018 I’ve not been so great with my writing in the first part of 2018, due to various life stressors that gave me enough excuses to sit down and write.… Continue reading December Update – Looking backwards and forwards
[100 Words is a story in 100 words or less, based off the word in the title.] A hope that is more than a dream. Sometimes it is almost tangible, you can taste it in your mouth, you can feel it on your fingers. You can envisage it, that wish, that future that you so… Continue reading 100 Words – Wish
[100 Words is a story in 100 words or less, based off the word in the title.] Powerless. Hopeless. You have to tell them. You have to. There is no choice. You don’t want to. But if you tell them. They will stop. If you cooperate with them. They will stop. You want them to… Continue reading 100 Words – Interrogation
Sometimes, sadness does not have to be loud to be powerful (Genre - General, Rating: PG) The sadness is not a loud, screaming, ugly sobbing sadness. It is a quiet sadness. An acceptance that this is the way things are. That there are some things you simply cannot change about the world. A surrender of control… Continue reading Teacup Story – A quiet kind of sadness
Enough - What does it mean to just be? (Genre - General, Genre - Introspective, Rating: PG) To be is enough. To breathe is enough. To smile is enough. Enough sometimes feels like it is a level to achieve. Enough sometimes feels like a pause before the storm. Or before the success. Enough is to go… Continue reading Teacup Story – Enough
Nature of Wishes - Sometimes, you can wish for the future, but it doesn't mean that is the way the future will be. (Rating - PG, Genre - General) Wishes are as tangible as thoughts. They’re hopes, desperate hopes, for a future. Not just any future, a specific future, an event. They’re all consuming. They’re powerful… Continue reading Teacup Story – Nature of Wishes
Reflections - Sometimes, reflections aren't always good. But they aren't always bad either. (Genre - General, Genre - Free writing, Rating - PG) Don’t let me be broken. I can’t be broken. I don’t want to be broken. I don’t want to admit I think I am broken. Am I broken? I don’t want to admit… Continue reading Teacup Story – Reflections