I am 66 this year, and I am WWOOFing in Dorset. WWOOFing you ask? Is that something to do with regression and dogs? No. I haven't gone mad (yet). WWOOFing is an acronym for “Willing Workers On Organic Farms." Learn about my experience here.
how I completely furnished my lanai and decorated front and back yard and my house using things found in the trash, in parks, on walks and on the beach.
My sons are all grown and I am in my sixties and alone. I miss my sons very much; and when they hurt, I can't pick them up and make everything better. It's hard to be so low down on their agenda...
How to live a truly fulfilling and satisfying life by living in the moment. This hub explains how we are like sleep-walkers in a Matrix designed by our ego identity. We can wake up, right now!
Poitiers, France trip. Photos and brief description,
Photos and commentary of a recent trip to Berkshire Mountains, MA, Yoga retreat. Leaves turning red and fabulous views. Kripalu Yoga Center.
Photos of Barcelona in all its diversity.
Change your thoughts and feelings by making the decision to have a better attidude and therefore a better life, regardless of your life cirumstances.
Loss. Types of grief. How to get through the loss of a loved one.
Photos of my home now it has been gutted and rebuilt after a major fire.
Tregonny Castle Hotel estate is a beautiful and picturesque lodgings set in 76 acres of undulating grounds leading down to St. Ives bay in Cornwall; The stunning views are breathtaking and I highly recommend a visit.
A House Fire causes great distress and panic at a time when you need to be level-headed in order to know what to do. This is a step by step account of what happened after my fire.
An account of my walk to Carbis Bay and Porthminster Bay with beautiful photos taken along the way.
A day out in St. Ives from a tourists point of view with beautiful photos.
Photos of a day out in St. Ives with photos of Barbara Hepworth Museum and the surrounding are and Tate Gallery.
Day of fun in beautiful St. Ives with candid photos. A blustery day with both sun and cloud.
Photos of my recent trip to Cornwall. The coastline is outstanding because of the Caribbean blue color of the ocean and the lovely coastal cliffs and flowers.
Amazing tree blossoms (taken with a regular 8mp digital Kodak) during my trip to NC to visit my son at Duke University.
An honest appraisal of cruising. Discussing the downfalls and benefits and what to expect if you are a first-time cruiser.
A realistic appraisal of a recent cruise to 8 Caribbean Islands.
Inspirational poem about the things we often take for granted and the amazing beauty in life, love and nature.
A quick gratitude list - in no particular order.
Poem written for my unborn child.
Poem written from the heart for a loved one with a terminal illness.
Fantasy dream poem
A simple prayer for those times when we drift away from the source of all that is good and light.
Poem about lost love ~ soul mates who once met, but due to circumstance, were unable to stay together.
Lady Of The Lake explained in a concise and thought-provoking summary of this femme fatale.
A poem about how we all wish we could 'disappear through the floor' during embarrassing or painful moments with an ex.
Poem about my first trip to County Galway in Southern Ireland. I met my sister for the second time and had a big family reunion. It was a wonderful experience!
A dedication to the Native Indians who made their home on shell mounds in Tidy Island, West Florida.
How to live in the 'now' without judgment, preconceived ideas, standards and values clouding reality.
A poem written on one of those days when life hurts.
A humorous, tongue-in-cheek account of a day in the life of a middle-aged woman. Is it aging or absentmindedness?
Hubs are scored. This affects almost all people. This hub addresses how the scoring affects the writers.
Watch out for trash day finds! Hub about the treasures to be found on the roadside.
My account of the August 11th 1999 full solar eclipse. We traveled to Cornwall for the event and had an amazing experience.
College rejection letters are very hurtful to students. How to understand the politics behind the letter and move forward with confidence.
A written and photographic glimpse at the beauty of Connemara, Ireland ~ the people, the mountains and lochs and my experiences.
When I first met The Beetles, they were just becoming famous - here's the account of their visit to Guernsey in the Channel Islands.
I once 'fire-walked' by mistake (there was a smoldering grey fire on the beach that I absentmindedly walked over. I wasn't impressed. I think I'd rather have a glass of wine to relieve stress - and you?
My first experience in a helicopter over the Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon on my first trip to USA. What a wonderful country!
House swap, or Home Exchange, is an excellent way to get a extremely low cost and comfortable vacation. (You only pay flights and spending money). You stay another family's home, whilst they stay in yours. This hub is my experience of house swapping. You can also swap cars, boats and RV's.
Yoga helps physically, emotionally and spiritually. It also helps with weight loss and many other health problems. This is my experience of Yoga classes at my local gym.
Rag and Bone Men were commonplace when I grew up in UK. This is a nostalgic look at those things we took for granted, but which are no longer a part of our society.
Joey is a small aircraft used between the channel islands. This is an account of my once weekly aviation adventures on Joey.
Bonfire Night (November 5th) is quite an occasion in UK. This is a story of childhood memories of this celebration.
Story about living close to the beautiful Guernsey Cows in Guernsey, Channel Islands, UK
An account of a Whale sighting during a recent shore excursion.
Parrots are very intelligent; especially the African Grey. True story of ALEX and other Greys with great, intelligence, humor and emotional capacity.
How to ypnotize yourself in easy to follow text and understanding how the unconscious mind and Hypnosis works.
A poem about the seasons of a fruit tree and how that can be compared to the life of female; bride (Spring), mother (Summer) Wise, older woman (Autumn)and finally accepting aging and death gracefully (Winter).
An account of the effect of words and their influence on the early life of a writer.
Punting on the River Thames in Cambridge is a very British and great fun experience for the whole family.
A shore excursion day in Jamaica tubing down the Dunn's River Falls ~ fun for the whole family.
Poem about grieving for the touch of a loved one who passed on.
Happiness and peace of mind is something we can have all the time. This hub helps remind us to stay positive and simple attitude changes and steps to take towards happiness and fulfillment.
True story about an inexperienced skier who went all the way up in a ski lift without the safety bar.
An imminent birth; the wonderful and awesome changes a new life brings.
A poem about stolen moments between two people deeply in love... who can never be together.
True story of a childhood cruise on a broken-down old ship, traveling though the Bay of Biscay during a storm.
How to stretch a chicken for 5 meals, nourishing soups, crumbles and suggestions for very low cost and nourishing meals.
True story of the mating ritual of Sandhill Cranes taking place in my yard!
True story about my experience as Cabin Crew when the aircraft Flaps went "tech" on the old Viscount Propeller airplanes.
True story of my brother-in-laws embarrassing behavior during sleep-walking!
Description of a yacht trip from Guernsey to Sark in the beautiful Channel Islands, UK.
Grand Turk is one of the best snorkeling and diving resorts in the world because of the Barrier Reef. This is my account of an excursion day snorkeling in the beautiful Grand Turk waters.
An account of my experiences speaking British English in America with some amusing misunderstandings!
A Poem written about a lovely moment between mother and son.
Description of my fantastic trip to Albi, France, staying in an ancient Pyrenees Chateau.
Great tips on how to make money (with no money) and how to save a lot of money.