Tag Archives: #hope

Thursday Thought – There’s Hope in Hoping!

So… are you getting ratty… or on edge? Is isolation making you wonder about freedom… or the lack of it? Are you getting just a tad tired of what you’re seeing on TV or hearing on the radio? Is the … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Wondering’s – Sunshine Inspiration!

NOTE: Some content may not be for sensitive souls! If you’re not up to alternative reasoning or debate then maybe this post is not for you! Mrs Wayfarer invited me to do the Sunshine Blogger’s Award. Now… let’s get this … Continue reading

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Thursday Thumbs-up!

We have loads to be thankful for… so, let’s just stick our thumbs up, grin and make the most of life! Have a great day… For my South African friends… I really hope there’s a new hope today…

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Alternative A to Z – O is for Option

Yep, yesterday, when walking and thinking about today’s post, I realised just how many options I had… so, here we go with just a few: Opinion – mine, earned with research and expressed in a dignified way. Here’s a thought, … Continue reading

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Alternative A to Z – No NEVER – Don’t Give UP!

Today I’m going to be a bit autobiographical. But please… don’t read it as a trumpet blowing exercise. A month or so ago the Big Six-O rolled around for me. I’ve lived many, many… many up’s and maybe many more … Continue reading

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Alternative A to Z – Friends and Friendship

Today’s photo choice is inspired by Joe Cocker’s classic Woodstock version of With A Little Help From My Friends! He gets a tad noisy toward the end but hey… it’s Saturday so noise is good! Well… good noise, that is! … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes – A Collection of Johns

We were driving along the other day and this song came along. I haven’t heard it for quite some time so I listened to it a few times. Classy… and with a strong message. Listen… there’s a potent story here. … Continue reading

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Die Ironie van Alles – The Irony of it All!

On 20 June 2018, Perdebytjie published this post – Die Ironie van Alles. It’s in Afrikaans so I asked if I may translate her words, to share with all the English-speaking folk who visit my blog. It’s not your normal upbeat … Continue reading

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