What a wonderful world this is….!

I see You now in the flowing waters of the stream brighter and clearer than any diamond. I hear You now in the silence of my heart louder and richer than any song. -from poem I See You Now, ©Anita Neilson 2016. Continuing from  my previous post Plastic is not fantastic, my plea today is for all of us to commit[…]

Read more

Plastic is not fantastic!

April 22nd is Earth Day 2018 and the campaign being highlighted this year is ending plastic pollution.  There’s an excellent pdf to read through if you want much more information on how the plastic we produce and throw away is seriously damaging our world, our marine life and ourselves.  Here’s the link to the downloadable pdf: Earth-Day-plastic-pollution-pdf. What can we as[…]

Read more

Arts & Crafts Revival!

Isn’t it amazing the extent to which we have seen the resurgence of arts and crafts in recent years!  There is a growing number of television programmes in the UK dedicated to upcycling, repairing, baking, sewing, and many other types of crafts such as stained glass making and pottery.  Social media sites such as Instagram and Facebook are awash with[…]

Read more

Are you present?

Being present: I remember from my school days the register, or roll call, being taken every morning before class began.  You were expected to answer to your name being called with “Present Miss/Sir”.  Often times, I’d be busy day dreaming, looking out of the window wishing I were out there too.   That’s not to say that I didn’t enjoy[…]

Read more