Saturday, 31 July 2010

Favourite Things (in no particular order)

Sunlight on water, sequins and glitter,
Velvet and satin, silk and brocade,
Gold, silver, copper, brass, bronze and pewter,
Beads, stones and crystals, things that I've made.
Coffee and chocolate, fruits, breads and spices,
Colours and scents, Celtic knotwork and braid,
Dragonflies, butterflies, leaves in the Autumn,
Mothwings and flowers and long summer days.
Blue skies and starry nights, beaches and birds,
Computers and books, lounging, log fire ablaze,
Cats, friendships, happiness, laughter and love,
Music and singing and dancing always.

Toes in the Water

I always wondered: Why blog?  Why keep your diary online, available for others to read?  Isn't it all just a bit vain and self-centered?  Are they worth reading?

On the basis that you don't know until you look, I started reading blogs and was amazed.  Okay, there were a few which were pretty much a load of misspelled, self-absorbed drivel.  Mostly, though, they were just people, sharing their experiences and ideas, their pictures and thoughts.
Just people, sharing their lives; good times, bad times, the  hum-drum day-to-day times, triumphs and heartbreaks, loves and hates.

I'm not very good at keeping a diary or journal, so what would motivate me to blog?  Would anyone read it?
Who cares?

The pool looks tempting, the water warm on my toes ... here goes!