In relationship, Reflection, The Self

Kindness of others

I was lucky there was no physical injury, merely a loss of property. A bruise to my ego to be scammed; it is some consolation by the fact that I was being kind and helpful. It was the loss of personal items and conveniences that bothered me more than the loss of cash and credit… Continue reading Kindness of others

Being Woman, Living life

Darker, by fifty shades?

The text message read (in part): “Ok who’s keen? Note it is next week!!!!.... We will follow this with a debriefing over drinks…” I replied ‘me’ and why not? I am honestly curious as to how it will be. On a social side, how could I refuse the opportunity to catch up with a few… Continue reading Darker, by fifty shades?

Being Woman, Living life

Women friends

Four women around a table, laden with scrumptious food and champagne. Conversations filled with laughter, some angst and silliness; bound by a connection which began more than 10 years ago. How did they get to this place of ease with each other? They first met when 2 mothers were invited to post-drop-off coffee by another… Continue reading Women friends

Being alive, Haiku, Poetry

#Haiku Challenge 90 @RonovanWrites

RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 90 with prompt words - Friend, Shiver Shiver in delight Loving friendships unceasing Future pain awaits. - FlorenceT       © 2016 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.  

Living life

A little over half-baked crumble – an update

Sixty percent (60%) of goal reached in this campaign to help Ronovan.  I want to give everyone who contributed and/or assisted a gigantic 'Thank You'. One more day before this campaign ends (yep, finishes end of Tuesday, 11 August) so you may still spread the word!  As the post title suggests, a little over half-baked… Continue reading A little over half-baked crumble – an update

Being alive, Haiku, Poetry

Haiku Challenge 56 @RonovanWrites

RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 56 with prompt words - Luck, Hope Many of you will have seen my post on the crumble, not apple crumble, but hard drive crumble of one Ronovan. Yes, Ronovan of this haiku community. Lucky thing he posted his weekly prompt challenge before the hard drive to his laptop crashed and died.… Continue reading Haiku Challenge 56 @RonovanWrites


Blogging for Therapy Will Bring Success. by Guest @RonovanWrites

Communication. A great word with different meanings. One meaning I use in blog language is relaying of my thoughts to the page and to the reader. I communicate my meaning. In most cases there my responsibility, if I ever had one, ends. It's a blog. I share my thoughts. That's what a blog is. It's… Continue reading Blogging for Therapy Will Bring Success. by Guest @RonovanWrites

stand by you
In relationship, Inspire

I will stand by you

Is there Someone who stands by you? Who accepts you regardless? Who loves you nonetheless? Who seeks to lift you no matter what? Who holds your hand and walks beside you through the trials and tribulations of life?   The hurt in your eyes will never disguise The spark that lived there before And I… Continue reading I will stand by you