St Helena Island – Beautiful Bastion of Nature

St Helena Island – Beautiful Bastion of Nature

Dispensation of sweet aroma, Woodlands, fir trees, Berries, mushrooms, South East Trade breeze. I am life, How fortunate am I? To elope with nature, Green fields, blue sky. Popped into a church, Window portraits galore. Reverence within, And nature adds plenty more. The moment, Stillness empowers, Bountiful countryside, I could walk for hours. We race…

St Helena Coffee – A Story, A Journey, A Passion.

St Helena Coffee – A Story, A Journey, A Passion.

“Shopping ethically can empower others, change lives, and impact the world on a greater scale”. Molly Stillman Two black wrought iron gates are suspended between two white pillars. On the face of one pillar is a sign, Rosemary Gate. At the end of the driveway sits a Parisian-styled house. The splatter of red berries could…

The Book of Joy – The Dalai Lama & Archbishop Desmond Tutu

The Book of Joy – The Dalai Lama & Archbishop Desmond Tutu

“So we all have the potential for affection. And now scientists are discovering that our basic nature is compassionate. The problem is that children go to schools where they are not taught to nurture these deeper human values, so their basic human potential becomes dormant”. The Dalai Lama “And so I think we shouldn’t think…

A Moment of Gratitude is more Powerful than a Chest of Gold.

A Moment of Gratitude is more Powerful than a Chest of Gold.

“Many live hoping the future will be their liberator, our only liberation is in this very moment and how present we are to it”. Addie Thomas What a great time I had dancing my socks off New Year’s Eve at Donny’s Club. Great music DJ….I love to dance emphatically. Post alcohol, I can have a…

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…