Happy New Year 2022 – Why wait for Calendar dates?

Happy New Year 2022 – Why wait for Calendar dates?

“If we waited for calendar dates, tradition or other people to celebrate life, the pauses may be long and arduous. Why wait for others to dictate the pace in life? Life is for the living now!”. Addie Thomas Wednesday was my second day out strutting my stuff after surgery and I was feeling so good….

Does the Music Entertain us? Or do we Entertain it?

Does the Music Entertain us? Or do we Entertain it?

“Music can change the world”. Beethoven Music, like a fine wine, a good book, an interesting documentary….any form of communication is best enjoyed when we open our souls completely to it. To sit quietly and allow the various instruments and voices to quench our thirst is surely to appreciate collaborations which have arisen from spirit…

The Festival of Lights – St Helena Island

The Festival of Lights – St Helena Island

“Be the light that others so desperately need”. Addie Thomas As the world continues to navigate restrictions, St Helena Island celebrated their annual Festival of Lights in the lead up to Christmas 2021. Children, adults, Father Christmas and his Elves gathered to light up the streets of Jamestown. I was pleased to see that Micky…

Blood is ‘Icky’ – But our Health is not Piffle

Blood is ‘Icky’ – But our Health is not Piffle

“It is health that is really wealth and not pieces of gold and silver”. Mahatma Ghandi I admire those people who deal with blood and other body composites every day. I’m not afraid of death but it still doesn’t mean I can ‘stomach’ my own blood and wounds easily, let alone someone else’s. At work…

Enjoying family Times – “Nuff food luvie!”

Enjoying family Times – “Nuff food luvie!”

“Family – Where life begins and love should never end” Where better to be on a Sunday afternoon than at Donny’s with real old St Helenian hospitality. Niece Terri and family had organised a christening lunch for baby Rocco and we were asked to wear something blue. Sister Colette, the artist of the siblings decorated…

A Friday Afternoon Stroll along the Seaside

A Friday Afternoon Stroll along the Seaside

“Bring presence into our lives. Make everything we do a spiritual practice and we will experience so much more, giving conversations the attention they deserve”. Addie Thomas On Friday 10th December I took an afternoon stroll along the seaside. It was lovely to chat to the gang at ‘The Point’ and take some beautiful photos…

Christmas Carols at the Catholic Church

Christmas Carols at the Catholic Church

“The most valuable possession you own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace”. Carlos Santana It was a lovely evening where people gathered to enjoy carols and instrumental Christmas performances at the Roman Catholic Church in upper Jamestown on Saturday 11th December 2021. People of all…