BIG VOICES & my two cents

 

What a courageous, fearless and creative mind! It was the article on Arundhati Roy in Vogue and her new upcoming book that drew me to take a closer look. A look at the colourful personal life of this writer and the controversial issues she battles. Thank you, Vogue, for the introduction!

 

“I am hysterical. I’m screaming from the bloody rooftops. And he and his smug little club are going ‘Shhhh… you’ll wake the neighbours.’ – I want to wake the neighbors, that’s my whole point. I want everybody to open their eyes.” ~ Arundhati Roy in response to criticism of her ‘shrill and hectoring tone’:)

 

The points she makes are loud and eye opening, but she comes across as a gentle person, not aggressive (more…)

Happiness is…

This is one of my favorite spaces!

Delving into a time of gazing at sparkles and identifying stones somehow relaxes me and there’s a sense of peace around me. I’m such a rock nerd:)

So as a woman who chose to raise her child full time, I found myself in a place where I have to be (more…)

Love Style Life ~ Garance Dore

My copy has arrived!

Thank God for Amazon and the Aramex Shop and Ship:)  Such quick service, so very happy!

So here I am marking the moment I received my copy of Garance Dore’s first book: Love Style Life.

She is a French blogger and illustrator living in New York. It is her blog that was my first (more…)

Elevating and Life Altering Words

No matter what we are or do in life, however we like to identify ourselves… the same principles apply to us all.

Life altering words carry life, high energy and great creative power.

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In Your Skin

Diane Von Furstenberg speaks about one of the most important relationships in our lives.

So lets stop a minute to think about the person we spend most of the time with.

The day I paused to give this a little thought, I chose to look at myself with more appreciative and less (more…)

Doris Day

The frightening thing about middle age is that

you know you’ll grow out of it.

 

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Proverbs 23:7

For as he thinks in his heart, so is he…

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