the derelict

A picture tells a thousand words

 up close a real human face obscures,

Hides the truth of what is on the tip of its tongue.

Disapproval met by vibes  in thrumb .

Pledged to one other

stand with an umbrella ready- for when in need of cover.

Sometimes dripping in regret is

the only way to salvage how we love and why we forget.

Bruised flesh,

tempers threaded with dynamite.

Will of one -stubborn as a carnal idol fight.

Pleasure seeking

sweet words passed along fingertips

pattern swirls over your lover’s body – a pulse – blood rush, skin on skin

not a touch that is fleeting.

Prolong the ecstasy. Uncode the quest in me.

Moths flutter to the nearst light of anxiety.

Love me – hate me – accept I am my gracioust deed.

Trust , how much I am in need.

Drive love away with a belligerent fiaxtion of desire.

arousal and connection fused to spark up   the dopamine wire.

Explosions of division. Sweet kisses, bites to the neck -won’t go unhidden.

Pain is pleasure -without one the other can’t exsist,

it’s forbidden.

One lover looks to the West

the other lover to the East.

dichtomy driven by a modern day beast.

Will we grow?

Will I become the mother who knows how to sew?

Sounds elementary, I know.

Cook from scratch.

Laugh at my attempts to create another botched up cookie batch?

sentiment is arousing.

stimulants keep the thought from dousing.

I never want to hurt you yet I hurt me and have no idea how to grasp a different intellect.

Too many have raided and pillaged me. Today I stand, remembered by one otherwise a forgotten derelict.

 

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When OCD got messy

Shout out to LINDA G stream of consciousness   – check out what it is all about here

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Caught out -over indulging on sexual delicacies.

Orgasming, glow in the dark visuals projected onto her Fantasia cranium mental ceiling.

So novel.

Walls cave in – was it just lust  that caused her to make up all this fuss?

Why did she do it?

once. twice. three times?

Her heart was consumed. ‘Rose-tinted glasses’ a voice shouts out  and presumes.

She thinks there was real depth to some of her proclaimed emotions. How can she even look at another confectionary when she already  has the sweetest deal?

Her dowry is  her  very own Wonka factory.

There was no excuse for her to set foot out of her mind and demand to feel more satisfactory.

Does momma know her better than she does ?

Always want what you can’t have!  5-year-old  drops to the floor.

Toys R us.

Not leaving till she comes outs with  a red, tanked up, M&M replica bus.

Ready to dice herself up and fling herself into a blender – sexting, texting -somewhat fulfilling,

but not having anyone  else to indulge with afterward, leaves her with a rebellious sense that can only be satisfied by means of  tangible  bondage style correcting.

Honest to a breaking point.

Target those she wants to anoint.

Commitment. Did  she truly know what she was taking on?

She realized her demise when she demanded the same form of commitment from some other, partly innocent feckless person in an ‘ I’m- doing -alright‘ disguise.

Bonfire night explosions went off in their usually tranquil  home.

He sat back too long ,let her spirit roam and defend its right to move within another astral zone.

 Kitchen sink drama screams ,sweeping up the spindly staircase.

Mother clocks eyes with her child, rubbing her slumbered eyes – runs to pick her up and wipe away salty tears from her face.

Heart beating wildly. What has she done.

The sickly cost of seeking out more affection afflicting her  startled young.

Time to move forward.

She has respect, love, honesty, faithfulness, a family, laughter and more than she ever thought she deserved.This place under the shady protective arms rooted to the spot – she truly earned

Time to act like a true woman, tend to  her man and family –   like one would a tree – keep those roses -tidy, pruned – this time the tree still stands .

May lightening strike her heart and torment the rest of her living days if this time she hasn’t  learned.

Sunshine will follow the Rain

Life is keeping me super busy. I spent all day grading vintage jewellery  yesterday.

– Yay!

La Familia is starting a business.  We are part Russian. We stick together forever. Till death do us part -aaaaargh! 😀

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 Feeling silly and giddy.

I always do when  I have a load on. I think its a  self-defence mechanism .

I’ve been super busy looking at online websites and getting my business mind grooving,

My Bella Bee has been having nightmares about monsters for the past 4 nights.

Super- uber,  bad nightmares.

Why?

Smelly boys   have been telling my daughter that  monsters are going to come to her bed at night.

 ( sung in Phoebes voice ‘smelly cats’ from Friends’)

‘Smelly boys smelly boys,

news alert, your parents dont love you!

Smell boys smelly boys.

You have  tiny pricks  

Smelly boys ,smelly boys.

You make me sick.’

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Cramming in swotting up and getting an Edu Kash un 😉

Go Daisy! Go, Daisy, I’ve got this. I am successful in everything I do’ – I am my own personal mascot.

Today the weather is dismal .

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So, it is the perfect time to accept the Sunshine Bloggers award and spread some light and love to all those who inspire me, support me, blow me away – I’m not going to nominate you all ‘cos I like to be a bit more intimate and personal but this is for all of you – I give you full permission to take some sunshine and accept the award if you want. Your name doesn’t have to be on this list!

WHO DO I THANK FOR NOMINATING  ME THIS AWESOME AWARD ?

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4therace- MY MIND PROJECTED ONTO THE SCREEN  – want to know information on film, society, and Television. Check this Blog out.

Here is a link to his ABOUT (this dude is 17 years old and has more perspective than a lot of people I have engaged with)

WHAT IS THE SUNSHINE BLOGGER AWARD AND GUIDELINES TO ACCEPTING IT?

  •  The Key word  here is Sunshine. So which blogs spread a light on your life, in moments when it rains ,pours and it is windy and your umbrella turns into a crow and flies out of your hand?

  • Answer 11 questions from who nominate you and answer what you feel comfortable answering.

  • Nominate 11 Bloggers

  • Ask 11 Questions off your own

 

4THERACE Q&A  TIME

1. What are the 5 best films of the decade thus far (so that’s 2010-2016)?

I’m going by what I have seen ( state the obvious why don’t I?!)

 

Absolutely Fabulous – the movie!

 

The Get down ( it is a series but I am hooked. My inner teen has a TINY crush on the wordsmith.

 

(through gritted teeth) I enjoyed watching  ‘Suicide Squad’– in my defence, I think it was the soundtrack that swayed me 😀

 

The conjuring two.  – creepy.

 

  1. Lucy – what a find!

 

2.Favourite French Film? If you don’t have one, then favorite foreign language film?

 

It has to be ‘La vie en Rose’ I love Edith Piaf. Her music brings me to tears.

3. If you could only watch 5 films for the rest of your life, what would they be?

 

Bell Vue rendezvous

 

Alice in Wonderland ( 1950’s Disney version)

 

Water for Elephants

 

Natural Born Killers

 

Pulp Fiction

4.What do you have to say about modern cinema?

I’m not really a film connoisseur.  I do like my indie/independent films. I like going to the cinema. – Does that count?  The cinema experience is fun – warm popcorn, surround sound.

5. Anime. Yes or No? Why?

I’ve watched a few bits and bobs  when my husband watches them .I think they are unique, I guess I should give it a proper watch and then make a decision. If I did that I would be condoning my husbands taste in a genre – ha ha!

6. What is a television show that you would suggest to anyone?

Anyone? I was going to shout ‘American Horror story’ but not everyone is into so-called horror. I’ve just finished watching season five of ‘Once upon a time’ – it’s really opened my imagination and helped generate my writing.

7.What  do you admire most about the WordPress blogosphere?

The people. The community- without it I don’t think I would still be Blogging.

8.What inspired you to write your blog?

WOW!  erm… nobody in particular. I just set a goal and said  I am going to write a Blog and I did it and that’s it.  I  have found inspirational bloggers on here that have kept me going. I love a challenge.

9.What would you like to see your blog evolve into (if you want it to evolve)?

I want to link more of my real life endeavors with my Blog -one would be my volunteering. I would like to be able to help people help themselves with certain programmes I have done and trained on. I am in two minds about sharing my vintage jewellery business on here. I may have a link on this Blog, in the future, to my online shop. I don’t want this Blog to be a marketing merchandise blog.

10. What is a blog here on WordPress that you would recommend to anyone and why?

I would have to say Jason from Harsh reality.  He is successful. He has writing talent. He uses his blog as a platform to help promote new writers with their books. He is funny. He is not afraid to put his opinion out there.

11. What advice would you give to someone who doesn’t know what they want to do in the future?

Blog wise? mmm, I would say start with what is going on in your life. That is how I started my Blog. My blogs content evolves with what I do in my Life. I like that about my Blog. I like to see it evolving. I don’t like stagnation. I like movement. I like to dance and keep on the go.

THANK YOU FOR THIS NOMINATION.

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SO HAPPY!

 

Drum roll, please.

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 MY SUNSHINE BLOGGER NOMINEES ( some of the bloggers I would like to nominate are award free so they are obviously not on this list)

  1. SUMMER STARTS TO SHINE

  2. BROOKE@ THEUNTOPIAUNIVERSE

  3. 1000 SHADES OF WOMEN

  4. ROB @ART BY ROB GOLDSTEIN

  5. MAHA @FUNHOUSE VISION

  6. ROSIE@ HOOKUP CULTURE

  7. MELISSA @ THE MINDFUL BITCH

  8. POETURJA

  9. HERB@ H.W BRYCE -WRITER AND POET- Books, Blogs and Butterflies

  10. Tetiana Aleksina aka Unbolt @ UNBOLT ME

  11. MANDY@ MANDY’S THOUGHTS

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     (take your time- no pressure -you can save the  award for a rainy day if you wish to )

  1. If You Could Get Away With A Crime, Would You? If Yes, What Would It Be?

  2. In What Ways Do You Hold Yourself Back?

  3. How Do You Want To Be Remembered?

  4. If You Could Travel Anywhere In The World, Where Would It Be?

  5. What Book Has Influenced You Most?

  6. What’s Your Greatest Achievement And How Has It Shaped You?

  7. If You Could Speak Another Language, Which Would It Be And Why?

  8. . Who’s Your Personal Hero/ Blogger  (optional and why?) ?

  9. What Are Your Three Favorite Albums/songs? Why?

  10. If You Could Bring One Fictional Character To Life, Who Would It Be And Why?

  11. Which 1900’S Era Would You Travel Back To? Why?

Catch up with you soon!

DAISY XOXO

The other side of Fear.

Top of the morning to  you all!

WOW!

It feels good to be able to type away with no  worrying about any trains or buses or rides to catch.

This weekend I get to catch up on reading your blogs -YAY!

I have missed you all so much. I can’t wait to throw myself into my  Masters.

I always feel  I come across so smug when I say it or type that word but I have worked my ass off to get to this point.

Proper catch up with as many of you as possible this weekend.

For those who know -I DID IT!

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I am now able to officially and skillfully co -facilitate WRAP groups(  wellness recovery action plan program) to help people who have mental and physical issues or have had at one point,to  manage their lives- holistically.

It’s not a therapeutic based program. It’s truly a chance to revolutionize the way we  deal with our health in the current Diagnostic,clinical, prescriptive , doctor is always right  model we use.

erm.. I nearly didn’t do this program because I felt I wasn’t in a good place mentally or physically, however by going back to my own WRAP plan  ,

I remembered a few of my own wellness tools ( things that keep me well) . To share a few:

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  • educating myself

  • putting myself out of my comfort zone ( public speaking alert/thinking on my feet/making myself vulnerable to empower others)

  •  volunteering my time to skill up and be a person who is an active part of my community and who is wanting to share my knowledge/experiences and pass information along with others.

     So, pushing myself by doing the WRAP facilitating mental health  recovery  program,  using the key concepts and ethics to show that  people who experience mental health( good and bad),  with support and  without judgement,  can find new ways of coping with life and their issues that empower and give them back the responsibility for their own mental/physical health.

    If that is what they want.

It is possible. I’ve seen it work over and over again. I work it.

It was heavy going. I was thinking on my feet a lot, not much time to prepare things ,put on the spot, practicing presenting skills, facilitating skills, listening skills.  There is so much I could put down.

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I lost a lot of my self-confidence -3 months ago. On a positive note,by pushing myself and challenging myself to do this program at the next level, it has helped me find my inner confidence again, I’ve started to believe in myself again, I remember how far I have come. The future has  so much in store for me because I choose it to be that way.

I want this to be a really positive post.  I have these lyrics in my head: ‘don’t be negative (negative) just be positive (positive)’

  ha ha! How am I doing?

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 Tbh. I am relieved the training is over. I can now concentrate on my next goal – my MA in creative writing. EEEK!

Then, I can start using extra hours in my Life to  help form a WRAP  community in Calderdale, U.K. ( which is where I currently live).

This is the wonderful group of individuals I had the opportunity to work with.  I have had their permission to put this pic up on my blog.

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 Here is me with a bunch daisies I found in the garden .

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I am going to end it on a  high.

I’m going to be  a bit selfish.

 Yesterday, we  (including the WRAP training facilitators who run the group) each  had a turn to write down our thoughts about each person we have worked with on the five-day training course, using strength-based feedback.

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It’s not as cheesy as it sounds because I know I am my own worst critic and I know I am not alone in that.

This morning, I have read the comments people wrote on my name tent.  I’ve decided to reinforce these comments in my mind, by typing them into this post.

Yes, yes I am bigging myself up – no one else is going to do it.  My husband says  I need to blow my own trumpet. In his Yorkshire accent, he goes :

” Ya bloody earnt it.”  ha ha!

Here they are:

‘Tasha, you have a passion for growing and will be great helping others’

‘vulnerable but strong,empathetic,powerful,enthuisiatic,’

‘Tasha, you are an absolute star! Your openness and insight are inspiring. I feel priviliged to know you.x’

‘You are an inspiration to us all- your story is one of Strength and Hope. It has been a real pleasure working with you this week. Thank you x’

‘Tasha, your courage and Strength has been a shining light in this group.I have seen you listen, learn and grow.’

‘Tasha, you have shown strength and individuality. Keep on going’

‘Great to meet you, warm and friendly person’

‘Well done Tasha, for having the courage and Strength to complete the training course. You will be an asset to any facilliator team. Share yourself and your journey so far.’

‘You are a genuine individual. Never change x’

‘Natasha, I know you have had it hard.You are one strong, beautiful lady. Please look after yourself.x’

‘Tasha, your capacity to grow and learn means you are definitely   going too be a great facilliator. Your empathy stands out like a light’

‘Tasha, what a journey you have been on and I only know snippets. It’s clear to me you are a strong woman. I love your vibrancy and individuality.I also thought we made an awesome team x’

”Natasha, Don’t change who you are! Don’t doubt yourself ever again. You’ve shown kindess,compassion and consideration to everyone this week.I would love to stay in touch and see you again in the future.Girl done Good!. x 

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HAVE A FAB WEEKEND! 

LOVE DAISY XOXO

A Dose of Sunshine.

 The sun may have called it a day 😀  but as promised, I have done it! Caught up with all you ,bloody brilliant bloggers who have touched soil with the Willows. 

Finally, I have  had the  attention span and energy to go through all of your lovely blogs. You are all so bloody  unique. I LOVE IT!

This usually takes me a full day and night to do but it is totally worth it. You all are.

I am blown away by the diversity of the people and content  I connect with on WordPress. I am buzzing from checking out your Blogs. I have a massive smile on my face. The sun  is  still  shining for me and my heart is brimming over with sunny Delight.

WOW! I’m speechless. Ha ha!

Thank you for taking a chance on this flower. Me!

I know I have an epic award to receive but I have really wanted to meet everyone who has come into the Willows over the past two weeks.

SHOUT TIME – whoop! whoop!

I do sincerely check  out all your blogs and not only do I give you a shout out to say THANK YOU!  but I pick what I call -MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK to lead other Bloggers to check out your Blogs.

Please check out  these Blogs.

Be comfortable to feel how you want to feel!  

 Be yourself! 

Be! 

Live! 

Laugh!

Cry! 

Be human! 

Breathe in the Good shit!    OXYGEN! 

Thank you for bringing so much colour to my Blog!

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK:   humor.

THE WRITING CAFÉ A collection of short stories and poems from an evergrowing group of best friends.

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK:  Be Mine

The Bipolar Mum Does Not Play Well With Other

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK: First blog post

Brickley Jules Writes Writing chick lite to erotic romance with some fantasy thrown in.Brickley Jules Writes Writing chick lite to erotic romance with some fantasy thrown in.

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK: #TeaserTues – Her Unexpected Life Excerpt

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK: Sketch for a Theory of Persistent Passions iii

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK: The royally fucked collection.    I NEED TO SAY THAT THIS BLOG FOCUSES ON WHAT I WILL CALL ‘PORN ART’ 🙂

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK: Self-Empathy & Compassion

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : Desire

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : The Missed Spot

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : My Jewelry Featured On…

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : Attention to each other

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : SILENCE

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : WHY BLOOKUP?

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : When I Realized I Needed to Let Go

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : Visions of South Africa: A Guest Post

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK :  Professional Editing

Jude Rants- the wild and tastefully philosophical musings of a carb-fuelled millennial on a quest to manifest herself as the greatest rapper of all time

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : How A Sleepy Serbian Mountain Town Woke Me Up – Part 1

Music 4 Lyfe -Music is everywhere… why not enjoy it?SMILEALWAYS-Let’s write the heart out!

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : POSITIVE VIBES

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : Light in obscurity

My Spanglish Familia SAHM Keeping it Real in English & Spanish

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : My Spanglish Kids & The Sh*t They Say

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK :  INCOMPATİBLE

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : Status Report: Body and Soul

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BLACKGIRLDOWN.COM- A FABULOUS BLACK WOMAN LIVING UNDER THE CLOUD OF DEPRESSION AND THE STIGMA THAT COMES ALONG WITH IT

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : Just Being Myself

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : 5 Steps to Good Mental Health For A Busy Week

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK :  My kitten growls like a dog!

dellartista The Happy Cottage: A place where anyone can come and share their writing, art or just to share thoughts or feelings

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK :  HONESTY AND HIDING BEHIND UNSEEN CURTAINS

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : SK-II Dream Park | Change Your Destiny

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK  :   MY STAR (ASKI)

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : The shit of “Figuring it out”

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK :  Trendy Afro Styles

MEGAEGGZ-WELCOME This is megaeggz, my name is Josh. This might be unsuitable for you but you know.. PROCEED

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK:    THE THIRD EYE OF THE NTH EYED FISH 

Chelley The Poetess “I am a Poetess and a Hue!”

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : Bitter or Better

AN OBVIOUS OBLIVION BLOG

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : I dub thee Unforgiven !!

Scribbbled dreams- Making mistakes, Learning things, Chasing dreams.

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : Who is this Society?

NOTICIERO DE ALVAREZ GALLOSO Sports, Cultural and Farandula News

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK :  SEE “REJOICE MUSIC TALENT EXPOLIT 2016 – JESSICA GARCIA” ON YOUTUBE

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : Suicide Squad Soundtrack

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : About Us

—Memories of a Time Memoir Stories, Events in Times Past, Growing up, My Life, Education Ephemera

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : LASCELLES ABERCROMBIE. WHO? PRINCIPLES OF LITERARY CRITICISM (1932)

Magikal Journeys Art Studio ~ Payrography ART (wood Burning Art)

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : Art : Grotesque Art

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK RELIGIOUS DIFFERENCES-WE NEED TO THINK ALL OVER AGAIN…

GETTING THROUGH ANXIETY A step by step process using practice

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : Battle of Mind Blog A blog about self help strategies and ways to benefit mental health: Stigma

ELECTRONIC NEWS BLOG

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : AVVIATORE AUTO 18000MAH AUKEY

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : First blog post

Books, Books and More Books! Read a Review, Leave a Comment!

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : Book Release for September 1st

SCRIBLEDREE-Restoring beauty wherever possible 🙂

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : Friend with crazy thought process

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK: I MET MR. RIGHT AND HE WAS DREAMY (AND HE’S SINGLE)

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK:  WEDDINGS AND EXES AND SINGLENESS, OH MY!

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : Life is Fulfillment at 7 levels

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : IS THIS LOVE ?

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : Ah the 50’s great time for the automotive industry!

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : And so it begins….again

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : Dogophobia

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK:  Innocence

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK : TODAY, I CRIED.

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK: From A Lover’s Diary -“I Want An Every Day Kind Of Love”

IN THE MEH. OUT THE MEH. BEYOND THE MEH. a comic-blog on mental illness

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK: The Magical World of the Psych Unit: How to Entertain Yourself

Seasons of Seroquil- To anyone who has a mental illness or a loved one suffering with mental illness:

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK: If we treated physical illness like we treat mental illness…

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK: A Little Pep Talk.

DEPRESSED ANXIOUS THOUGHTS

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK: Introduction

RYAN AND ALTON Couch to Stove: A Food Network Watching Non-Cook Following 365 Alton Brown Recipes in One Year

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK: Couch to Stove: A Neophyte Conjures Up 3 Alton Brown Eats

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK:  You need carbs to poop

ABOUT SHANTINQUE ~ THE LYRICAL EXPRESSION BeautifullyAbstrackk POETRY ~ Poetry spoken in words you’re afraid to say! Step into my World of Abstractly Thinking!

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK:  COLOR me BADD

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK: You Do Matter

WAYS OF THE WONDERING BLOG Reach deep down, without knowing, without a single thought…Just be…and there it will be …Love. Only waiting for the world to see. -Taylor Raye Payne

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK:  Illusions

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK: ABOUT

IDEADECO- Make Ideas Happen

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK: Fears and Threats of Creative Thinking

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MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK:   Plotting workshop: 6: End with a hook

I’M BECOMING ME, AND I THINK I LIKE IT Welcome to my life, I hope it amuses you

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK:    insulted a complete stranger by bashing her entire country. Unintentionally of course.

TRULY DONNA

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK: Just starting out!

Search Aspiring Thoughts A Story Blog

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK: New blog! Introduction 📝

TWOISTHENEWONE EAT BLOG SLEEP

MY STAR SCENTED POST PICK: A Start-Up Is Recycling Polluted Air to Make “INK”

Tracey-anne’s WordPress Blog-“Keep Your Light Bright-

MY STAR SCENTED POST: Carry me home

HAVE A GRAND WEEK.

I HOPE TO GET MORE CREATIVE AGAIN IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS. DYING TO JUST WRITE.

MY FIRST WRITING DEADLINE AT UNI FOR WRITING (CREATIVELY) 😀  IS THE 24/11 SO WISH ME LUCK!

DAISY ❤ ❤

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You deserve this.

It might look like I am super popular but these awards have been stacking up in my word  doc. file.

Soon, I don’t really know how much time I can dedicate to Blogging. Next week is when more  fun and hard work begins, Again!

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I swear (multiple times a day) that I will check in as much as possible.

I’ve decided to accept all awards I’ve been nominated for and to nominate and spread some Blogging love and recognition to those of you who, are sometimes, the only reason I haven’t signed myself into an old-fashioned, haunted  asylum .

Shout outs to follow another day!

There are a lot of awesome new bloggers who have come into my visual periphery  and I can’t wait to check out your Blogs – in depth.

 

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BEING AWESOME!

 

Let’s get on with the show.

Look at this beauty!

 

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THANK YOU TO MY WONDERFUL , BOMBASTIC BLOGGER MATE,EDDAZ

 – CHECK HER OUT HERE

Guidelines for accepting the award underneath

  • Thank the lovely person who nominated your blog and follow them. YES FOLLOW ME!

  • Display the award and add this set of rules to your post so that your nominees will know what to do

  • Nominate 15 other lovely blogs listing them in your post and notifying them via a link in one of their blog posts.

  • List 7 interesting facts about yourself to the post.

7 “INTERESTING” FACTS ABOUT ME

  1. I should have been born in the 20/60/70’s -alas I was born in the 80’s. I don’t do this look.

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    YOU’VE REACHED AN ANONYMOUS VOICEMAIL NUMBER. I WILL GET BAC KTO YOU.
  2. I am the most complicated person I know. I confuse myself daily, even in my dreams.

  3. I am super excited to start my WRAP (well recovery action plan) facilitator training on 7/09/16 which is a self management intervention to deal with abuse and trauma ( that’s the short version)

  4. I love to write until I am told to. I always think I  don’t get the theory of writing and then surprise myself when I actually get good grades.

  5. Music is my Religion. It is a common unifier

  6. I sell vintage one off pieces accessories to fund my lifestyle.  I need to create a page and need some tips.

  7. I’m in withdrawals at the moment. I need more ink – on my body. So I have to wait until November – a birthday present from my husband.

NOMINEES– IF YOU DON’T ACCEPT AWARDS ,KNOW THAT I THINK YOU AND YOUR BLOG ARE LOVELY

  1. SERENITY ( THREE SOUL BLOGGING SISTERS) -I love your individual blogs already.

  2. BG @ Getting Through Anxiety

  3. CARLA

  4. RAE

  5. ARIEL @ WRITING RADIATION   -I’m playing by the rules and now follow you. 🙂

  6. FIONN@ LIONAROUNDWRITING

  7. 1000 Shades Of Women

  8. MAHA @ fun house vision.

  9. KIMBERLY STARR

  10. unostentatioustruth

  11. ROSIE @ HOOK UP CULTURE

  12. JUANSEN @LONELY BLUE BOY

  13. DR MEG 🙂

  14. PRABHATKS @INKY FIRE

  15. ANNA

 

About the award- “This award is for bloggers who strive to write for everybody, and no matter how many viewers they get, make an impact on a reader. This award is an expression of gratitude to the nominee. It should be awarded to anybody that you choose deserves it.”

HERE IS THE AWARD WITH THE  GUIDELINES TO ACCEPTING IT. 

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THANK YOU TO SWETA . YOU ARE ANOTHER SWEET SOUL IN OUR COMMUNITY. LOVE YOUR BLOG. YOU ARE SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL -INSIDE AND OUT – CHECK SWETA OUT HERE 

THANK YOU paintdigi   FOR NOMINATING ME FOR THE SAME AWARD. I THINK YOU ARE SO TALENTED – LOVE YOUR ART!

MY ANSWERS TO SWETA’S  AWESOME THREE QUESTIONS: 

  1. Which is better – to speak a lie that saves or a truth that kills?

I’m known for being rather blunt and too honest for my own good. I think I have offended people with my truths but I’d rather be real than be fake. I suppose there are different ways to speak the truth that doesn’t come across as obnoxious. Then there are Truths that can’t be dressed up.  Tell it like it is….

2. Whose blog do you relate with and why?

WOW!  There are so many. Lately, so many of you have been so supportive. The first name that comes to mind is ETTA D’s blog – more because I’ve needed to hear motivating and inspirational posts.  My 7 Nominees are the other Blogs I have related to of late.

3. They say money can buy happiness, how correct is the statement for you?

No. Not true inner Happiness but as the saying goes ‘ it’s easier to cry in a Mercedes Benz than on crutches with no car or money to get to THAT  festival you want to go to.’ -It’s kind of like the saying, isn’t it?   It smooths over the rough times but it’s more of a plaster than genuine happiness and contentment.

MY ANSWERS TO PAINTDIGI’S  SUPERB QUESTIONS:

1. What changes your blog, in your life?

  • Everything that I experience in my real life changes my Blog.

  • Other Blogs and different perspectives.

  • My Mood

  • My confidence

  • New interests

  • My Work

  • My Education

  • My daughter

  • My Familia

  • Politics/views/beliefs/emotions

  • People that piss me off 😀

2. What topics do you look for in other people’s blogs?

  • Colour

  • Word flow

  • Energy

  • Art

  • Music

  • Words – Ha ha!

  • Mood

  • Values

  • Beliefs

  • Sex

  • Humour

  • Other  😀

3. What are the 3 cities you want to visit someday?

  • New Orleans

  • Rome

  • St Petersburg

SEVEN NOMINEES ( remember why you have been chosen) 

  1. Beauty Beyond Bones

  2. SHARON

  3. DEB

  4. It’sgoodtobecrazysometimes

  5. TIKEETHA

  6. JASON

  7. BROOKE

MY QUESTIONS TO THOSE WHO WISH TO ACCEPT THE AWARD ARE:

  1. If you had to choose to give up one of your five senses, which one would it be and why?

  2. How do you want to be remembered?

  3. What would be your perfect day? 

THE NEXT AWARD COMES FROM TWO INCREDIBLE BLOGGERS – DIFFERENT BLOGS – TO CLARIFY.

INKY FIRE INKY FIRE  – Love your poetry. You sense of spirit. Thank you.

DOROTHY @ ETCETERA  You have a wonderful Blog. So great, you now have a new friend. Can’t wait to read your future posts 🙂 T Y.

THE AWARD

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I can’t accept the award because I am going to be a true character and step out of my rebellious role (just this once) and follow the rules for once.

I can nominate.

 I intend to keep this award to nominate any new Bloggers who happen to have under 1000 mates in the Blogosphere, when I do my Blog scouting and SHOUT OUTS and thank you’s –  soon.

Watch this space.

Watch it.

Watch it.

 

for those who are not aware, the liebster award is given to bloggers who share great contents and have less than a thousand followers. it is one way to recognize and promote the efforts and works of new bloggers.

INKY FIRE

THANK YOU SO MUCH TO EVERYONE WHO SUPPORTS ME. MENTIONS ME IN THEIR BLOGS. NOMINATES ME. 

I AM SHOUTING THIS.

I NEVER IMAGINED THE RESPONSE I WOULD RECEIVE FROM DOING SOMETHING THAT SCARED THE SHIT OUT OF ME- ONE YEAR AGO. 

PEOPLE WHO KNOW ME HAVE ALWAYS TOLD ME TO WRITE AND BELIEVE IN WHAT I HAVE TO WRITE IS WORTHY OF READING AND CREDIBLE. 

I DON’T THINK I WOULD BE DOING MY MASTERS DEGREE IN CREATIVE WRITING IN OCTOBER IF I HADN’T STARTED THIS BLOG. 

SPEECH OVER!

BE AWESOME! 

BE EPIC!

YOU ROCK!

YOU ALL AMAZE ME IN SOME WAY.  Every day. 

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Simply Amazing.

Aaaah,

time flies like the wind but fruit flies like bananas.

That is my epically silly start to this fabulous post to say a huge HELLO  and WELCOME  to The Willows. There are some epic Blogs on this list.

Every week I take a look at all my lovely new friends in the Willows – Give you all a massive SHOUT OUT  and then I pick a post that connects with me like in a spiritual way , kind of thing… like a hippy vibe….

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ahem ..  let me clear that up.

-so what I do each week/fortnight is I have a good look around all of your Blogs and pick out a Blog post of yours to share on here.

 

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I LIKE TO CALL THEM DAISY’S STAR POST PICK!

 

 

Ha ha!  I am not a hippy but I do believe if anyone should drop something it should be BEATS  and not BOMBS.

 

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PEACE!

 

 

THANK YOU as always. I am so overwhelmed by your support and Word Press is a great spot to be a part of in the Blogosphere.

A song to listen to  while you check these amazing Bloggers out!

 

So without further ado – please welcome all these blooming marvelous Bloggers to the Willows and beyond.

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Maccansee

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK Red Meat

LETICIA MARIA

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: LOOK FOR PARTY

LIVEWITHSTYLE19 live your life in your own way

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Indian Double Standards

Maya Willemse Every Saturday at 10:00 a new blog post!

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Cute DIY’s

EMBRACING AUTHENTICITY:”Don’t be ashamed of your story it will inspire others!”

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK  “Your current circumstances don’t determine where you can go they merely determine where you start!”

MOTIV-OETRY-ANDLIFE A SOUL SURFING IN AN OCEAN OF WORDS [WORD RULES]

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: 5 Strategies for Keeping Your Sanity in This Insane World

Crumble Cult by Tony Single

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: I WOULD SUGGEST STARTING WITH TONY’S ABOUT THE CRUMBLE CULT FIRST.

andrea forde- Dementia Carer

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: How it all began…

1000 SHADES OF WOMEN: RE BIRTHING THE SELF -ESTEEM MOVEMENT

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: A Woman’s Worth: Aim High Girls!

ednakimaniblog: Welcome to your new home on WordPress.com

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Who she really is.

JUMLAWALA

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: THE ORIGIN OF IMAGINATION ……

WINGS OF POETRY: WINGS OF POETRY Layers Of Life

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK:  Who Am I

Writing for the health of it Self Medicant

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: DO WEHAVE FREE WILL?

IAIN KELLY:CREATIVE WRITING, FICTION, WRITING, WRITING EXERCISE: REVENGE

cherellef  – UNFORTUNETLY THE LINK IS BROKEN. HAVE A WORD WITH WORDPRESS SUPPORT.

SHAWN L. BIRD-teacher, author, poet, and Rotarian Shawn L. Bird in beautiful Shuswap Lake, BC

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: MICRO POEM how to be a writer

Photography Art Plus Photography, Animals, Flowers, Nature, Sky

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK:Segunda Bienal de Muralismo Cali Colombia

My Life is NOT Perfect! Real life raising kids…

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Trying to be honest about life with kids..

RAHEEMJAN760 This website tells you about how to maintain your body fitness …which thing are good for your health and which are bad.This website also tell you about importance of eating fruits and vegetables in our daily life.So follow us to get information about how to maintain your body and health ..

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: WHY WALKING ON GRASS IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH?

Francis & Anna Better is one day in Your courts than a thousand elsewhere.

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Building A Team In Marriage

LA DOLCE NINA

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: SEPTUM NOSE PIERCING|INSPIRATION

Best Paleo Cookbooks-Find here best cooking and health information

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: BEST PALEO FOODS FOR BETTER, GLOWING SKIN

EASY EATZ

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: How to Make the Perfect Roast Chicken

rocking happy animal

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Cheer Up

The 6th Taste

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK : Chocolate Cake Recipe — Beyond Our Sky

CONSCIOUSNESS OF MAN

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Habits

BLISSFULG-short story and poetry

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK:  NO POSTS AS OF YET. WELCOME TO WORDPRESS!

GirlandWorld! Life and Army life!

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: The girl code: that separates between a bitch and a real woman! Guideline for all girl’s code of conduct!

PHILESSATRY

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Stand up and be counted

iamapacifist -One voice at a time…

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Ended possibilities.

THE MIND OF A DEPRESSED GIRL WHAT GOES ON INSIDE MY HEAD

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK:BLABBER PT 1: EMPTINESS

CARLIE LIVING LIFE WITH DIABETES, AN EATING DISORDER, AND THE LOVE OF JESUS CHRIST.

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: WHEN ED IS SCREAMING…

FURNITURE_FAMOUS welcome to my site

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: that funny

A Life Of Mental Illness The Joys and Pains, Highs and Lows, Fast Times and Hard Knocks of Schizophrenic Living in a Chronically Sane World

DAISY’S STAT POST PICK:Why Can’t You Just Be Normal?

Chimera Imagination is all you need

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Positivity

STREAT SHOWBIZZ WORLD

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: CHECK OUT THEIR FB PAGE   – WARNING:  EROTIC PICTURES OF FAMOUS CELEBS.

Mio’s hot food food, healthy, delicious, fast, cheap, spicy, hot, kitchen, chicken, pork, fish

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Easy cheesecake

LIONAROUNDWRITING LET US MAKE AN EXCHANGE – I PROVIDE STORIES, YOU ENJOY THEM.

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: USEFUL LINKS FOR WRITERS

STEVE ROSE’S BLOG On Life in Transition

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: MORAL INJURY

MAGGIEMAEIJUSTSAYTHIS

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Maggie Mae

MY 3sixty5challenge HOW WE CAME TO BE ON THIS ROAD

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: DAY 102 – JEOPARDIZE – DAILY PROMPT SHORT STORY

TANGLED UP IN MUSIC

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: My Other Blog

4therace MY MIND PROJECTED ONTO THE SCREEN

DAISY’S STAR POST PICKMy Love For Film

THE ANNIE ON SUNDAY SELF CARE, LIFESTYLE, SPORTS AND LOTS MORE

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: MY EXPERIENCE OF COUCH TO 5K

HILLARYANDEANAN-“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” — Maya Angelou

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: 100 years of wedding cakes

Depression and Art My journey and My Art

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Introduction Of My Art -My Own Style And Creation

mackmarie-Living.Learning.Loving

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Why “no” is such a beautiful word

KIT O’MALLEY- Love, Learn and Live with Bipolar Disorder

DAISY’S STAR POST PICKFolie à Deux- I Am My Mother

PositiveMindset2016.Wordpress.com

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Be a Example and a Leader.💼☕👓

BALAJ ARTS- DRAWING. PAINTING, DIGITAL PRINTING, DESIGNS , CHARTS, LINE ART AND DRAWING CLASS

DAISY’S STAR POST PICKNANDHA ART GIFT WORK

Needull in a haystack Puncture the boredom, read a needull

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Psychotherapists in Mental Health

ON THE SHELF Spinster in DC

MORAL HARASSMENT SITE.COM

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: What is the meaning of moral harassment

Makaitah Rogue Personal Musings of a versatile femme

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Fallen: Chapter 1

Chopping Board Kitchen Egg free, Vegetarian Recipes and Punjabi Kitchen Tricks

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Pudding for Breakfast anyone?

Yoòbá Roots-…restoring the Yoruba heritage

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: MY PARADISE YOUR HELL

UPCYCLE YOUR LIFE Attacking Every Day Issues

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Speaking To A Different Crowd

CHAKRA’S BLOG Lets learn together | सँगसँगै सिकौँ

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Does the “O Shot®” give insanely good orgasms or is it a “no shot”

run.rabbit.RUN

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Disappearing and detoxing

The Scribe Everything from hip-hop to, well, everything.

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: That Look

LEMASLIFE Fashion, Beauty, Lifestyle …

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: THE 10 COOLEST NAIL POLISH HACKS

the Vogue Chef- creating a better You

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Welcome to the Stylish Side of the VC

madasahatter572 Reading + Writing = Devotion

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Jack and Jill

The Black Veil One

DAISY’S STAR POST PICK: Flowery Dress

BLESSINGS TO YOU ALL AND HAVE A GRAND WEEK WHEREVER YOU ARE.