I love sunrises. There is something hopeful about a new day. It speaks of promises and a chance to right old wrongs. A fresh start. A new begining. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #50: Hope

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An exquisite picture

Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words.  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I would love to see one exquisite picture every day. But more often than not, every other day… week… or month, will have to do. […]

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Happy 2nd Birthday Nomad!

Nomad turns two today! I published my first blog post on WordPress on 23 May 2017. It was my take on that question. THE question that people of colour are often asked: Where do you come from? I still, to this day, do mental gymnastics trying to work out how best to answer it. The […]

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It’s a simple game of tic-tac-toe. What could possibly go wrong? Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #50: Simple

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It was Mother’s Day

It was a lovely day for me yesterday. Busy. But one that made me grateful for my son and his father. They spent Friday afternoon after school walking the shops looking for the perfect present for me. Our son gave it to me as soon as he woke. The sun was rising outside and staining […]

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Sometimes peace comes unexpectedly. You can be waiting for your peanut butter and jam sandwich at a cafe when you spy a table plant quietly minding its business. The surrounding noise melts away and you’re left smiling at this little plant for a moment or two. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #49: Peaceful

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It just takes a moment. Then they are launched into the air! Taken at the Easter Show some time ago… Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #48: Launch

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