Chancing upon these little wonders making merry on a bougainvillaea bush on an insipid morning, gave spring to my feet.
“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” J.R.R. Tolkien
“The true essence of hygge is the pursuit of everyday happiness and it’s basically like a hug, just without the physical touch,” Meik Wiking, the author of The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets To Happy Living, and CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen
Whoever said a January would augur new beginnings, got their facts wrong. It wasn’t written in the stars that every January would come carrying with itself a bouquet full of roses, and leave us enchanted. Or was it? I wonder why we have this uncanny, set notion imprinted in our heads that a new year will portend all things good, positive and wonderful. Yes, I get that thing about a fresh new start, new beginnings on a brand new slate….
“To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow.” —Maya Angelou Memories of a Magical Mother: #WordlessWednesday A year just whizzed by. You made your onward journey to the other side of that magical rainbow not without challenges. It will precisely be a year, on Tuesday, 5 February, 2019. Here’s my little, heart-felt tribute, captured in just…