Posts Tagged "love"

Hallmark Romantic Verse Competition Returns for Valentine’s 2011

Hallmark Romantic Verse Competition Returns for Valentine’s 2011

Hallmark Romantic Verse Competition Returns for Valentine’s 2011 BRADFORD, England, January 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — – UK Wide Search for the Best Twittermantic – Winner Receives a Luxury Romantic Break Away After the huge success of last year’s Twittermantic competition, which saw more than 600 entries, Hallmark Cards is again giving the UK’s wannabe...

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Year of Love and Light

Year of Love and Light

Having embraced and been embraced by innumerable different experiences last year, I know I am not alone in describing 2010 as a year of reflection and withdrawal, of letting go and welcoming, of opening and accepting, of travelling and finding, and staying home and re-discovering – of diverse and wondrous people, places, and events, and of deep learning and a resultant sense of stillness,...

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What to read at a wedding?

What to read at a wedding?

The wonderful, vivacious Lady Val Corbett, Director of the brilliant  ‘Hoxton Apprentice‘ social enterprise, and networker extraordinaire, sent me this reading which was part of the service at  her daughter’s recent wedding…such beautiful words, truly moving and apposite. I have been a long time fan of Robert Fulghum’s  “All I Really Need to Know I Learned...

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10/10/10 words

I was prompted by the unique significance of the date on Sunday 10th October 2010  to write some words – and set myself a light hearted challenge to only use words containing the word ‘ten’…here’s the result: Tender Words Listen, attend: Countenance Brightened, Heartened, Lightened. Tension softened, Sentences sweetened. Tendrils...

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Magical effects of sunlight

Magical effects of sunlight

In my garden one evening in early summer we noticed and loved this amazing effect of golden reflections of the setting sun on the leaves of a Eucalyptus tree, so, inspired, I captured the scene. It was a beautiful dry evening, no rain or moisture on the tree, purely the effects of the sunset rays transforming the tree so it looks as if it is full of dancing, glimmering golden lights against...

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