Category Archives: inspiring

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. – Mark Twain

As I and many of my followers are ladies of mature years, here’s a link to some, mostly amusing, quotes about aging: There’s always a lot to be thankful for if you take time to look for it. For … Continue reading

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Where’s your Focus? – on what you have, or what you don’t have?

In the last Soul Fast post, I commented that many of us with mental health problems focus on our lack rather than being thankful for what we have. Jeremy Statton has a timely post on what we can do with … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Fortuitous Forty!!!:
First of all, I think only I would start off a post about second chances by accidentally publishing an empty blog entry!  I suppose I need a second chance writing this entry!  I can’t even…

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The Lionheart Project – 3 larger-than-life crochet lions

3 giant lions crocheted single-handedly in 2 years from 36 miles of Swaledale wool! For more details and photos – and dates for the tour – follow the link below: – here’s a link to a BBC video of … Continue reading

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Susan Boyle

Originally posted on SC Skillman Author:
As the third personality in my mini-series on People of Inspiration, step forward Susan Boyle. In the musical “I Dreamed a Dream” , which I saw at the Birmingham Hippodrome, I learned much about this…

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Stunning Russian Crochet

Just had to share this link – absolutely stunning crochet jacket – irish crochet style, but multi coloured – I’m trying to work out how it was done. it’s in russian, but google has a translate button – some … Continue reading

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Joy!!! Hope!!!

This is just brilliant! Don’t know how this fits with my blog topic – I’m sure I can find a link – what joy to come across this after a wet weekend. Susan Boyle’s first appearance on Britain’s Got Talent … Continue reading

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