Original Thoughts

Listening to a chap on the TV wittering on about something or the other, I thought to myself ‘Why am I still listening, he doesn’t have an original thought in his head.’ Then it hit me.  OMG the only thoughts he can possibly have are original thoughts.  It’s impossible to have […] Read more »


‘So just why have the past few weeks been a real stinker Jan?’ has been coming my way since my last post.  If you’re not one of those look away now. Looking back it doesn’t appear to be half as bad as when I was living through it. At the time […] Read more »

Opinions and like minded people

I’ve been spending time with the one year old and enjoying myself despite the energy it takes to keep up and stay on the ball.  I was commenting to her mum and giving some opinions on what to do to make life with a small mobile whirlwind easier. They’re all […] Read more »

The power of love

Really the only thing that affects each and everyone of us is the power of love.  It’s not an easy thing to unravel because love means a variety of different things to you and a variety of different things to me.  And that’s where the problems start. Our expectations are that […] Read more »

An attitude of gratitude

There’s a world of difference between having an attitude of gratitude and being grateful because someone has told you to be grateful.  Being told can make you feel resentful because you’re being treated as if you don’t know how to be grateful. But maybe that’s because your attitude doesn’t reflect […] Read more »

Facing a problem

Thinking about life and how to deal with the problems that occur I came across the following story: A mouse looked through the crack in the wall to see the farmer and his wife open a package. “What food might this contain?” the mouse wondered. He was devastated to discover it […] Read more »

What’s happening in your life right now?

Sometimes you have to make the decision to look at what’s happening in your life.  After all if you don’t acknowledge what’s going on in your life you simply can’t deal with it.  If you can’t deal with it then you are not living the best life that you can.  I know what I’d rather […] Read more »