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gratitude, Happiness, Life Experiences

Monday Morning Musing #40 – That ‘MME Colour’ we so adore

  It wasn't ever a question which colour Jo and I would choose as the primary colour for the cover of Monday Morning Emails. Call it greenish-blue, a shade of turquoise or is it a dabble of light sea green, light cyan and keppel? Then again it seems it could also be munsell... perhaps a… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #40 – That ‘MME Colour’ we so adore

gratitude, Life Experiences, Postive mindset

Monday Morning Musings #39 – Being an International Woman

These two films affected me deeply being born as I was in the 60s to a white middle class family.  I have never ever been at the receiving end of discrimination. Not once, not ever. Not for anything.

gratitude, Happiness

Monday Morning Musing #38 – The Exuberance of Youth and #Gratitude

It's March, but spring has not quite sprung in our corner of the world. This past weekend, even in the glorious sunshine, it still very much felt like winter. With my cousin's family here for a visit, it meant spending time with her daughters... three of my favourite young girls/teenagers. It's always a welcome change… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #38 – The Exuberance of Youth and #Gratitude

Transition, Writing, writing to heal

Monday Morning Musings #37 – The Gloom and the Glory

Inspired by a line from Nabokov's memoir, Speak, Memory, I write about the highs and lows of living abroad.

Life Experiences, Postive mindset

Monday Morning Musing #36 – Silence in an Augustinian Monastery

  The first thing I notice is the Hudson's Bay blanket. They are iconically Canadian and part of our country's history. But there it is, on my bed... in a Monastery in old Quebec City. The four muted, primary stripes of the blanket are the only colours in the room. A vision of white; austere… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #36 – Silence in an Augustinian Monastery