Random Facts: Snow

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The study of snow and ice is known as “cryology”. The Oxford English Dictionary includes 337 words with “snow” in their definition, so you could say English has 337 words for snow from… Continue reading

Ancient Whispers

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The Friday Funny: Beach Wear

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Where You Stand

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Masterclass

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All The Way

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Midnight Butterfly

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Giving

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Ever Full

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The Friday Funny: No Problem

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Random Facts: Bananas

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The word “banana” came to us from Spanish or Portuguese and was first seen in English in 1597. The scientific name for a banana is “musa sapientum” which means “fruit of the wise… Continue reading

The Friday Funny: Mighty Hunter

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Quiet Beats

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Spring Returns

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Rediscover

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Random Facts: Austria

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The feast day of St Leopold III, Margrave of Austria from 1095-1136, who was canonised in 1485 and became a patron saint of Austria, is 15 November. Margrave was the title given in… Continue reading

Still Thinking

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Never Again

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Vulnerability is the scariest word in any language. It strikes horror and fear into the strongest of hearts. Yet vulnerability is where the good stuff is at, or so we’re told. Love and… Continue reading

The Friday Funny: Getting Away With It

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Washing Away

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The Smile Never Reaches Her Eyes

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It Isn’t Easy Being Unseen

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You’d think, given how tiny my world is (Black Hole: Population, 1!) it would at least be simple. Only yourself to think of, only your own needs to be met. But actually the… Continue reading

Unbeatable

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When the Walls Come Tumbling Down

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What happens when you let down your guard and the pain gets in? I’m a guarded person. Not shy or introverted so much as reticent and withdrawn. Following a childhood of family turmoil… Continue reading

Nooks

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Hard Work

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By The Heart

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True

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Random Facts: Diabetes

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“Diabetes” is the Greek word for “siphon”. It refers to the copious urine flow when the disease is uncontrolled. Sir Frederick Banting (1891-1941) in 1923, was one of the discoverers of insulin for… Continue reading

The Friday Funny: Lost

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