All posts by Annie

Like a sculptor who releases the form from within the block of stone I am removing the layers until I see the truth.

Jumping into the unknown

'OH MY GOD' this was all that was going through my head and out of my mouth (if I could hear) when I did my very first tandem skydive on the 4th February 2018.

An open mind to an open heart

Definition of brave 'having or showing mental or moral strength to face danger, fear, or difficulty :having or showing courage' Am I brave? This is something I have thought about alot recently as I take stock of where I am.  I've realised that with all I have experienced (all the darker stuff) that I don't shy away from ...


I wish someone had sat me down when I was younger and given me some wise words and advice that I could draw upon now in times when situations make me think..."WTF is going on". It is a risky business navigating through the online dating world.  I have been a bit unlucky, you know when ...

She was the beautiful dreamer

She was the beautiful dreamer and he, an unscrupulous schemer he caught her in his web of deceit thinking what a fabulous treat, one so rare   how long could he keep her here but she could see through him like no one could he hated how much she understood   for with her the ...

Survive? no! I wish to Thrive

I don't wish to just survive this life, but to thrive.  So many of us go from day to day just 'getting by' but where is the joy in that? Yet I have been privileged to have been born in a time and place where I don't need to think about just surviving. There are ...

Force of Love

Love is a force Unforced it cannot be biden

Heritage – weekly photo challenge

For me this is my heritage.  I am from Ireland and I grew up with religion and faith being a big part of my life. Just like alot of Irish people, whether they like it or not, whether they believe or not. This picture was taken in a place called Gougane Barra in the beautiful County ...

On the verge

So there she stood on that beach and the overwhelming feeling that began to rise and crash over her like a wave crashing to the shore.

The narcissist in their panoptican world

You do not exist without me and I am nothing without your adoration. Your emotions are my fuel, your fear, anger, happiness, pain, sorrow are all under my control.  You cannot think a word without my say so.  If you dare to speak up against my crazy behaviour I will punish you, but not in the ...

Swimming in the sea of life

The sun is quickly fading and I will be here alone in the darkness, trying to stay afloat. Wouldn't it be easier to just surrender, go under and fade out?