“Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.” – George Sand This is the second of the Kindness posts and I’m echoing an older post and talking about Kindness to self. We criticise ourselves more than any other living being, don’t let the confident exterior of the self-possessed they do it to. We are all guilty of being mean to ourselves and belittling what we do or achieve. We believe we have not achieved, or not done as well as another, we could do more, … Continue reading Kindness – Part 2
“Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.” – Henry James This week we are talking kindness, today in particular kindness to others. Recently I was on the pointy end of some unpleasant behaviour that would best be described as “unkindness”. Nothing overt or dramatically mean was said. No eggs thrown. But the comments I received from another professional were decidedly unkind. So, kindness. Treating others as we would like to be treated, yes but more than that, a little smile goes … Continue reading Kindness – Part 1
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Sunset Boulevard…tragic one sided love story ending in more tragedy! I saw this musical when I was about 8 and fell in love with the songs. The lyrics are so truthful and painfully beautiful I just love it. Though at … Continue reading West End Elf
More sunshine! More fun to be had. This time we’re in London so we head to the Thames. Its lovely and bright and what else could be better than to be on the water. We choose the citycruises, there is … Continue reading Elf on the Thames
Sushi …love it! Who needs an excuse to try a sushi café that does a dim sum style buffet? For £15.99 you get to choose from a huge list of different options, some hot, some salads and sashimi. Some … Continue reading All the Sushi!
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On impulse I have decided to try something completely different, I am attending a traditional Chinese medicine clinic to experience traditional massage and cupping therapy. Cupping became popular a few years ago after several celebrities were seen with the red … Continue reading Cupping
The sun! It’s there…it’s really there in the sky which is blue! This calls for a beach trip. Mummy and I swiftly head off in search of the beach whilst the sun seems to promise to stay visible. We all … Continue reading Elf hits the beach!