Tag: inspiration

Unicorns

Unicorns

I cannot imagine how anyone came up with the idea of a unicorn. The idea is not new, unicorns have been around for a least a couple of thousand years, and may even predate that.

 

I’m not afraid

I’m not afraid

How I wish that were true. Frequently I am afraid, and I loathe the feeling and I loathe myself for being afraid. I don’t mean watching …

 

Macrotermes

Macrotermes

As a child Boris had spent hours constructing elaborate ‘houses’ out of playing cards. He slipped cards into the pages of books to provide sound …

 

Trk!

Trk!

Other than the bright blue skies on those magical clear days, Wellington is not a brightly coloured city. That’s not to say that the …

 

120 – Defiance in the face of adversity

120 – Defiance in the face of adversity

I like the punga – the tree fern – that lives on the no-man’s land between us and our neighbour. It could be growing on …

 

085 – Stand out in the crowd

085 – Stand out in the crowd

Just be who you are, calm and clear and bright. Automatically, as we shine who we are, asking ourselves every minute is this what I …

 

064 – You can jump in the lake!

064 – You can jump in the lake!

Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true. — Lyman Frank Baum I was talking …

 

058 – This little light of mine

058 – This little light of mine

This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine Let it shine, Let it shine, Let it shine. — Gospel children’s song written by Harry Dixon Loes This …

 

016 – Going dotty

016 – Going dotty

For the first time in years I visited the children’s section of our City Library. I remember so vividly the many visits my children and …