Thank you to all my followers, new and not-so-new

Even in these uncertain times, when every aspect of our lives has evolved or been dramatically catapulted into a new norm unthinkable a year ago, bloggers and their followers are holding on. Grasping at straws – or holding on out of sheer bloody-mindedness – it doesn’t matter. What is important is that we can be…

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Mindsets in a time of crisis: 2

More lowlifes crawling out of the online floorboards I really did hope that further warnings about on-line opportunists would not be necessary. How wrong I was.Since my warning about emails purportedly from people known to you, and others from young ladies who think you are their ‘soul mate’, other kinds of messages have been popping…

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Mindsets in a time of crisis

Just as every other day and every other week there will be positives and negatives to the way people act and react. In times of extreme crisis, even pandemics, there will be similar situations played out.Mindsets are finite, and this is unfortunate. Mindsets that take advantage of disadvantage There will be lots of scams doing…

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Mindscapes in a time of crisis

Until Covid-19 crashed into our lives the cry “every man for himself” instilled the fear that you were on your own, without help, without hope. It signalled selfish behaviour, without merit. In the present crisis its meaning may be turning 180⁰. When Chaucer (1340-1400) introduced the phrase “each man for himself” in The Knight’s Tale…

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Message Across the Pond: NW to NA

Over the past week or so I’ve come up with a personal mantra:Stay Well, Stay Safe, Stay Apart.I’d like to send these thoughts across the pond to some very special bloggers, and to those they represent. Lavender & Levity, stay well:this is a particularly scary time for those with compromised health issues, and painful backstories;…

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