I love Fridays, and not because it’s the last day of the work week for most of us. As any working parent knows weekends and days off merely signal a change of tasklist! No – I like Fridays because it’s Law of Detachment day in Deepak Chopra’s, The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success the day on which I was first introduced to the strangely comforting concept of the ‘wisdom of uncertainty’.Continue Reading
As far as years go 2003 was my family’s annus horribilis. After struggling with her health for some years, one of my best friends quite unexpectedly died in her sleep. Shortly afterward George Bush ‘shocked and awed’ the world by invading Iraq – again. A few months later my mother died after a very short bout with cancer. Around the same time as Mum left us, the business my husband and I run went into general administration.
Here’s a confession for you. I just read the The Twilight Saga Collection again for about the fifth time. I know, I know. I’m a sucker (pardon the pun) for a tale where love triumphs over seemingly insurmountable odds, with a heavy overlay of supernatural other worldliness. This time I thought I might stop at one book – Twilight – the first and in my opinion the best of the four books in the series. But no. Once into it I had to re-read the whole dang lot, wondering as I always do, what attracts me so much to the story of Bella Swan and Edward Cullen.