Dwelling in Darkness

The response to last week's blog post has encouraged me to write a post I've always wanted to write. It's about a true love of mine - darkness. Last week someone noted how things can't always be rainbows and butterflies. Not only is this true, but it's wonderful. Life is confusing, arduous, painful... but this… Continue reading Dwelling in Darkness

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Silence

I've written about words. Now, I'm thinking about something I love just as much: its polar opposite - silence. If you know me, you know I love words. I love the way they can be channelled into a stream of meaning and expression. But words, whether constructed into eloquent sentences or jumbled into awkward utterances… Continue reading Silence

The Element of Fire

So we've arrived at the last of my Elements series. I've had fun writing them; hopefully you've enjoyed reading them. I've saved the most intimidating for last: Fire. Fierce and ferocious. Consuming, burning, unforgiving... To me, fire is that energy you feel when something matters. That fire that seems to ignite in your soul when… Continue reading The Element of Fire

The Element Of Air

Is anyone else as fascinated by the four elements as I am? The way that human characteristics can mirror certain aspects of them? The way that we can be inspired by them? I've arrived at the element I find most inspiring: Air. It's funny, but I noticed that my post about Earth seems quite grounded. In… Continue reading The Element Of Air

4 Things I Love About Audrey Hepburn

I discovered this morning that today, May the fourth, as well as being Star Wars day, was the day that Audrey Hepburn was born, in 1929. As she is the namesake of this blog, as well as the reason behind one of my nicknames, I feel that I owe her more than a simple retweet… Continue reading 4 Things I Love About Audrey Hepburn

The Element of Water

I never intended to do an elements series, but after thinking about the Earth element, I've been dwelling on the other three too. Basically, I'm on a roll with the elements and I'm hoping you'll roll with me. Like a Mexican wave. Talking of waves... Water. Now, in this blog post, I could share my… Continue reading The Element of Water