Game move…

  “It was like when you make a move in chess and just as you take your finger off the piece, you see the mistake you’ve made, and there’s this panic because you don’t know yet the scale of disaster you’ve left yourself open to.” Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go Image found here. CC0 1.0…

Poppy…

“When you go home, tell them of us and say, for their tomorrow we gave our today.” – Rudyard Kipling Image found here. CC0 1.0 Universal

Stained…

“Some days seem to fit together like a stained glass window. A hundred little pieces of different color and mood that, when combined, create a complete picture.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater  

Sometimes…

“…you need to sit lonely on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others.” ― Charlotte Eriksson   Photo found here. CC0 Creative Commons

The Light Between Oceans

“The isolation spins its mysterious cocoon, focusing the mind on one place, one time, one rhythm – the turning of the light. The island knows no other human voices, no other footprints. On the Offshore Lights you can live any story you want to tell yourself, and no one will say you’re wrong: not the…

Opportunities…

 …are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them. ~ William Arthur Ward.   “Sunrise in Bull Island – Dublin, Ireland” Photography by Giuseppe Milo Beautiful image found here. CC BY 2.0

The lighthouse Bogskar…

…at the southernmost point of Finland penetrating the surface of the Baltic sea…” ‘I am guarding you—I am your support’ – To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf Image found here.   Some Rights Reserved

Fall has always…

“…been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.” ― Lauren DeStefano, Wither Cherishing the last of the autumn colours before winter sets in…

Going home…

Some stories are so familiar its like going home. Louisa May Alcott

She is free….

  …in her wildness, she is a wanderess, a drop of free water. She knows nothing of borders and cares nothing for rules or customs. ‘Time’ for her isn’t something to fight against. Her life flows clean, with passion, like fresh water.” ― Roman Payne Image source:  Woman in long dress dancing (1887), Eadweard Muybridge

Slainte…

…to the followers of St Pat. “A clover that sprouts four leaves, rather than three, is a mutation and is considered ‘lucky’ according to Irish mythology. Why? According to Celtic lore, each leaf of clover represents something special. One leaf represents faith, one hope, one love and, and , if a fourth leaf is present,…