Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Breeze at Dawn

This poem, by the 13th Century poet and mystic Rumi,  is important to me because as I read it I can recognise that for many people in the world they spend an entire lifetime effectively ‘sleepwalking’ through life. But once the individual has experienced their own spiritual awakening, through a message given, a meditational experience Continue Reading...

Remember me when I am gone away….

REMEMBER by CHRISTINA ROSSETTI Remember me when I am gone away,          Gone far away into the silent land;          When you can no more hold me by the hand, Nor I half turn to go yet turning stay. Remember me when no more day by day          You tell me of our future that you plann'd:          Only remember Continue Reading...

Autumn

I’m sure you must have noticed that British people are consumed by the weather; it seems to be one of the first topics in any conversation. When the sun is not bright, the sky not blue and the temperature not balmy it’s easy to see every other day as imperfect. But of course, beauty can Continue Reading...

Home Sweet Home

Always great to work at a local venue as I did last night at Basildon…….on many levels. Not only does it mean that I don’t have any problem understanding the accents (nor does the audience have any trouble with my cockney) but it means that I can sleep in my own bed after the show. I Continue Reading...

Ode to Kath

A widower who lost his wife to Alzheimer's 72 years after their first kiss has touched hearts across Britain by penning a moving poem in her memory, which was published in the Daily Mail earlier this week. Bob Lowe met his wife, Kath, in 1937 and they married just after the war in 1946. Bob, Continue Reading...

Planting a Seed

A successful businessman was growing old and knew it was time to choose a successor to take over the business. Instead of choosing one of his Directors or his children, he decided to do something different. He called all the young executives in his company together. He said, "It is time for me to step Continue Reading...

Sunny Hunny!

After a day of blustery winds, clouds and showers we were really happy when the weather started to improve as we reached the North Norfolk coast, in the late afternoon. Hunstanton, known affectionately as 'Sunny Hunny'  is the only resort on the East coast of England that actually faces West! This results in the most beautiful sunsets over The Wash, Continue Reading...