The Red Tree

I was given a beautiful book by a beautiful person.  The book is called The Red Tree, by Shaun Tan.  I highly recommend that you read it.  I have been holding onto the hope that is portrayed in the book.  My red tree is somewhere close by. Here are some images from the book: Advertisements

Never Let Me Go

As I was driving home tonight, I was listening to this amazing song.  I think the word epic is an apt description. Never Let Me Go is also the title of a thought-provoking novel by Kazuo Ishiguro.  What happens when we lose our humanity?  What does it mean to be human?  I am feeling slightly … Continue reading

My lovelies…

I am about to have dinner with my lovely girlfriends.  Trendy Thai at Cookie is on the agenda.  I’m pretty hungry so I’m ravenously devouring some Corn Thins at the moment.  This afternoon, I stumbled across a cute bookshop and bought 12 secondhand books for 50 cents each.  I also bought a book on compassion, … Continue reading

The Inspiring Blog Award

I am honoured to have been nominated for the Inspiring Blog Award by lightning pen.  Read all about the Inspiring Blog Award here.  As much as I am flattered, I don’t think I have the time to suggest a bunch of other inspiring blogs.  If you want to know what sites I love, please see … Continue reading

With great power comes great responsibility

I can’t stop talking about self-help books! This is a problem for many reasons.  Firstly, it’s 12.40 am, and I should be sleeping.  Secondly, I know I am sounding incredibly uncool, and all my friends will probably de-friend me on Facebook. But I can’t help myself!  It’s a topic dear to my heart!  It struck … Continue reading

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