What Mel Did
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When I Grow Up

When I was at school, I wanted to be an actress. This was in the years before we stopped grouping these creatives into male and female gender types recognising them now only as ‘Actors.’ (Or ‘Act-tours,’ dahling.)...

Who To Call At 4.00 am?

As an early morning riser, I sometimes forget not everyone starts their day at 4.00 am. In this fit of forgetfulness, I have been known to call someone for a chat – ranging from a quick catch-up to needing to talk...

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It All Started When I Didn’t Take My Camera On Holiday

It’s been a while since I’ve updated my blog or, indeed, been that much online, and it all started when I didn’t take my camera on holiday with me a few weeks ago. No, wait. That sounds like I made a mindful, rational...

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On Go-Go Hares and Graduations

It’s never too late to have a happy childhood. ~ Berkeley Breathed I first heard the phrase “Once a man, twice a child” from my mother’s lips. It means our minds and bodies often revert in older age to that of a...

Eight Reasons To End A Successful Blog

Have you ever thought about walking away from your blog? Yep, just up and going. See ya. Bloggers before you have done it. I’ve done it (Empty Nest, Emptiness and Moving On), and it never (never) occurred to me I...

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What About Tomorrow?

Be where you are, otherwise you will miss your life. ~ Buddha Growing up, my siblings and I were not allowed to refer to a future date without adding the words “If God spare.” Unravelled this reads as “If God spares my...