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Silent Retreat at Home


Last Sunday, I read an article on The Irish Times in which journalist Joe Humphreys asks, Is Covid-19 lockdown our chance to regain a sense of wonder? In the article, Joe quoted environmentalist and author Patrick Curry about his definition … Continue reading

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Staying active during #circuitbreaker2020SG


I started 2020 with a goal to be able to kick up into a handstand in the middle of a room and balance for 10 secs. This was a goal which was brought forward from 2018, then 2019 and the … Continue reading

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Counting Days #circuitbreaker2020SG


My friend from Holland, Gabby, was supposed to visit me on April 3 and we were looking forward to having a reunion after getting to know each other and bonding closely on a retreat in Morocco. In February, she sent … Continue reading

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Circuit Breaker 2020 SG (CB2020SG)


Where would be the first place I go when the circuit breaker and my self-imposed confinement is over? I thought this over when I saw posts of people hoping to go somewhere, do something, and I realise, there is absolutely … Continue reading

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Temporary Friends


I’ve many temporary friends, those who flit in and out of my life, like a piece of tissue you pull out of a box to use then discard without much thoughts; or those who stayed a little longer, bonded a … Continue reading

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(Writer) Craft tips by Michelle Huneven


I found this in a notebook I was about to discard, which I’m not sure where I’d copied from but it’s useful so I am sharing with new writers here. 1) You have to turn your soul around – make … Continue reading

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10 good things for me in the last decade.


The end of the year is often the time to list the ten bests or ten worsts – movies, music, books… Although some might consider narcissistic, I shall try to list the 10 good things for me in the last … Continue reading

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