Thoughts on a Thursday: Fernando Pessoa

I’m astounded whenever I finish something. Astounded and distressed. My perfectionist instinct should inhibit me from finishing; it should inhibit me from even beginning. But I get distracted and start doing something. What I achieve is not the product of an act of my will but of my will’s surrender. I begin because I don’t…

PHOTO: London Eye, England

Although I am celebrating Lent in a personal way, I was inspired to use the forty days to do something new here as well. Lent often involves some sacrifice, so, until Easter, I will post a photo a day without any colour. Yep, only black and white photos….

Thoughts on a Thursday: How Others Live and Work

I sit here in Spain, in the city centre of Malaga enjoying tapas, wine, and sunshine. Christmas windows and lights are out as we are less than a month from Christmas. The street is packed with shoppers, workers, those enjoying a stroll, tourists on a mission…. And hard at work are servers, brightly greeting “Hola!”…

Cashel

After seeing JM off for her flight home, I grabbed a bus from the airport and headed to Cashel. After spending a couple weeks revisiting some favourite places, it was time to head to somewhere new. Despite the light mist of rain, I wandered the small town. When I arrive into a new place, I…

A Day in Portree

Portree is located on the Isle of Skye in Scotland, and recently, some part of Made of Honour were shot here. Getting around the isle is quite difficult without a car. There is so much to see and the landscape is so varied, that being in just one spot does not do justice to this…