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Walking The Tightrope of Perspective

img_6751Perspective. A way of regarding or seeing something. It sounds so simple, so easy. But maintaining and holding the right perspective sometimes can be so difficult. I took these two photographs at the beach back in the Summer and have often reflected on how important it is to hold the right perspective at the right time.

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Hakuna Matata

Lion KingSo, it’s a quiet Sunday afternoon and I’ve found myself on the sofa watching The Lion King, a particular favourite of mine but a film I can’t bring myself to watch very often as it’s one of those emotionally exhausting films that evokes both emotion and thought. It’s a film about so many things including family, love, morals, leadership and overcoming obstacles, not to mention the foundation of all Disney films – good overcoming evil.

But this particular time, the magnetic quote that drew my thoughts the most was the notion of how much the past can determine the here and now, and even the future. Or can it? Continue reading


Every Cloud

cloudChristmas. A time of what? A time of trees, tinsel, wreaths, holly, decorations and paper chains? A time of gifts, shopping, wrapping paper, sellotape, ribbons and bows? A time of mince pies, chocolate, turkey, cranberry, sprouts and pudding? A time of family, loved ones, friends, laughter, arguments and general chaotic merriment? Or a time of sadness, isolation, loss, loneliness, unhappiness and rejection?

Now. One main law in the world I live in is not to focus on the negative. Don’t entertain it, don’t indulge it and don’t swim around in it. But. Sometimes you need to touch on it in order to expose and appreciate the positive! I can guarantee 100% that whatever difficulties, whatever challenges, whatever heartache, whatever brokenness you are experiencing in your own life right now, there is somebody not so far away that is having an even tougher time. Continue reading


Not-so-grumpy!

Ever had one of THOSE days?! Where you just feel grumpy?! And no matter how hard you try, you just can’t pull yourself out?! I’m not talking about days where you’re under very real stress and pressure and are genuinely feeling weighed down by the world. I’m talking about those days when nothing is really wrong, the odd niggle or frustration might rear its unwanted head here or there but for the most part, life is pretty good, it’s just that grumpiness seems to tap you on the shoulder and settle in for the ride.

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