Bun diary, burn…

Reading a crime novel today I came across the part where detective finds victim’s diary. This made me think why people keep diaries in the first place. If you ask Mr Google he will give you millions of reasons to keep a diary or a journal (whatever the name, the essence is the same). The…

Day 12 – What If

Dear Diary,   Today is DAY 12 of my writing challenge and one of my lists suggests I write ‘something you always think ‘what if’ about’.   What can I say ‘What If’ is the biggest trap It is so big, deep, barbed and dangerous it can cause depression. I know I have been there….

Day 10 – Rambling out loud – The biggest Peeve

Dear Diary, Today is DAY 10 of my writing challenge. And what do I do? I spend the whole day doing all sorts of housework. Please, do not get me wrong. I love my house and love doing things in it. As a matter of fact, I am turning into recluse: I’d rather spend time…

Day 6 – 5 Pet Peeves

Dear Diary, I am becoming a constantly-complaining, ever disclosing, too open and perpetually writing lady. Haven’t you noticed? Today is DAY 6 of my writing challenge and it is all about Pet Peeves. As we grow older we get more and more of them. They are like age spots or wrinkles or grey hairs. We…

New Year Morning Conversation

Dear Diary, What does happen on New Year Morning? Does the world change? Do the clouds swim differently across the sky? Do trees sway in a new fashion in the summer wind? Is the wind new? Is it the wind of change? A Conversation like this is as good as any on the New Year Morning. I…

What if it happens?

Dear Diary, Just to mix things a bit and to step away from by book reviewing duties, I’d like to share with you and my readers my insights into dream-making. What do you say?…   You dream a dream. You dream many dreams. You make a wish. You make a hundred. Do you know what…

Dreams are not to be made..

Dear Diary, I was cleaning up my blog and found this unpublished post in the ‘Drafts’ section. It looks like once upon 2017 I was going to write something about the dreams and reasons why we should and shouldn’t make them. So here it is. I read in one of the blogs I follow (@Her…

A Day when my knee went one way and I went another

Dear Diary I am getting old pretty fast these days. I never stopped and looked at the calendar before. I never cared for my age and growing up. I never wanted to grow up. I never wanted to see my loved ones get old and frail and perish into ‘the other side of forever’. I…