Tagged: motivational

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Keep going

Wayne Gretzky once said: “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” This is about going after what you want…  Sometimes I’m clouted with thoughts like “am I good enough to be here, to tell my stories, to write books, to publish them”, experiencing impostor syndrome. But then I tell myself “Stop it. Look at all your accomplishments. Think – you got where you are now for a reason. Face your challenges and don’t back...

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Book Review “The Donkey King and Other Stories”, Christopher Lindsay

“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” Neil Gaiman I love fairytales. And I still read them and probably, just like Audrey Hepburn, I like them best of all. Not because they are so fascinating and wizardly wonderful, but because they are teaching us: that good and evil is not ‘abstract concepts’ no magic can save you if you...

How to get through 2019 faster…

‘Wait, another year? I get to do this all over again?’ I imagine you’re having that internal monologue as you clutch tightly to your old blanket, pondering about the last 365 days. But face it, folks. Away with the denial. 2019 is here, and would be for a while yet! If the idea of a new year fills you with angst, then one of two things happened in 2018 – either you had such a fantastic...

There’s no planet M

“And then the earth, the world, the planet, the galaxy, and the entire solar system went crazy.” Robert Ludlum Did you ever hear of the book – men are from Mars, women are from Venus? You probably did, if you’ve had relationship troubles and needed a book to understand your partner. But during your weird shower moments, you might have thought – can men ever be from Mars? Can they have the smug, red planet as...

A couple of words about Love…

Ok, I need more than a couple of words, but I’ll try to make it as short as possible. A new kind of Love – the Short WordPress Love. Yeah, this is how it is nowadays: f@ck you Shakespeare! we don’t need to write a novel to express our thoughts, feelings, emotions, plans to someone. […] via A couple of words about Love… — Becky All-Inclusive

“No,” I said to the last biscuit… 

If you want a puzzling, stimulating, provocative, gripping, fascinating, in one word – interesting book; if you love eating, cooking, traveling, Miss Marple and mysterious crime-stories; if you would like to know how it feels to live in a mud-brick house on a nature reserve in the Klein Karoo (South Africa); if you are looking for the love-advice or a perfect plan for the murder – you have to read a book of Sally Andrew “Recipes...