Share and share…I like!

‘Tis done!
I have a pile of shiny packages
Each containing mirth (well to some maybe),
Adornment enough to make Philip Treacy envious,
Something to shine a little light on the world and…a lucky talisman.
If you are prepared to share the grand opening,
they may even deliver their goods with a bang!

crackers!

Identifying

 

Who is this pretty young girl? Her huge whirlpool eyes look unhappily into the distance over the shoulder of the invisible photographer.

 

What lies in store? Will she find a sense of ease in her distance from home where she can find no peace of mind?

 

What a difference five plus years makes.  An independent woman gazes back straight at the camera, veiled from clear sight, yet those eyes are now self-assured and confident. Her face remains sombre due to regulations but is used to laughter and smiles not tantrums and tears.

 

The newly blank pages are not a sign of being less travelled (she who has travelled the globe) … more a sign of hope and freedom to move at will.

 

A passport reveals so much more than a right to your own identity.

Rhiannon 2007 Rhiannon 2013

Aiming High

A shiver ripples down my spine as the little cupids run out from behind a bush with arrows aimed aloft. The music marks the mischievous turn when war turns to love and then seeds are sown for a little romance of the Shakespearean variety. Will there be tears and tragedy? Will Romeo get his Juliet? I suspect that for us there will be a happy ending – we have a week until the performance and the rehearsals are going well.

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