Charcoal, graphite, granite, smoke, slate, steel, silver, ash, pewter, salt and pepper, Chicago slush, winter sky. No matter what you call it, they’re all shades of grey. And all beautiful, too, (Well, maybe not Chicago slush.) in silk, wool, linen, paint colours and, even, hair. Yes, I am a huge fan of grey hair, in all its glorious shades. And yes, on women, too. Men can do it, why not us? Read More
It seems to be all the rage right now. Adult colouring books are hitting Amazon’s best sellers list. They’ve taken over tables in real world bookstores, Pinterest and Facebook, too. Some of them are pretty amazing, intricate and fantastically detailed, but what exactly has made colouring such a thing these days?
Well, the general consensus is that Read More
I want you to meet my mother. Seven little words. No harm, no foul, right? Well, picture this…
There you are in your perfect little black dress, wearing the earrings he gave you last month. You look fabulous. You’re sitting at your favourite table in one of your favourite restaurants. The two of you enjoy going out for dinner; a chance to catch up and talk. You’ve been dating for Read More
You need to be true to yourself. Find what it is that makes you come alive. Find what is rewarding and fulfilling for you. Reject others’ expectations and do what is authentically you.
Sometimes we forget that we each have our own unique needs, desires, and values. If you can find and live in ways that make you happy, you will be able to live your fullest life. Your wonderful ‘me’ will shine through.
Doesn’t it drive you crazy when department stores or drug stores force you to walk through the cosmetics area to get into the store?? All you want is socks or detergent and you’re confronted by sales clerks threatening to spray you with any number of toxic concoctions. Okay, well, maybe not toxic, but close.
Guilt is useless, unproductive, unhelpful and a terrible waste of time and energy. Skip the shoulda-coulda-woulda. It’s so over. You made a decision. It’s done. Move on.