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To ‘P’ or not to ‘P’

Rest assured, I’m not getting intimate with the workings of your bladder control! Nope. This kind of Pee is P for Positivity. All singing, all dancing, never a dull moment of Negativity allowed. How good is this for you? Especially … Continue reading

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HSPs – exploring, understanding, transcending, accepting

My mum used to tell me how I would scream if we were walking out and they were digging up the road. I couldn’t stand the intrusive screaming noise of the drill. Similar would happen when the spin cycle came … Continue reading

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Surviving and thriving in challenging times

The pen is mightier than the sword, so I’ve heard …  I wonder what is mightier than the screen? Hopefully, our innate, intelligent wisdom of the soul can help us bring the screen and the pen, our eyes and ears, … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Play

What do you think of when you see or hear the word “Play”? Spontaneous? Carefree? Free-for-all? Imagination? Fantasy? Childhood? Make-it-all-up-as-you-go-along? Chaos? Anarchy? Freedom? Do you also think about frameworks? Structure? Rules of Engagement? Rules of the group? There’s an unspoken … Continue reading

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Play Date – Trial and Error

Hello!   I thought I had already posted this post on here but it seems to me now that I had not! It was originally penned back in 2008 when the blog was called “Kitten with a ball of string” … Continue reading

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Where do you feel at home?

It’s spring time in Tel Aviv and the wild flowers are in bloom. The blistering sun has begun to show us what it’s made of but has not yet parched the land dry. The grass is still green. Beauty in bright colour … Continue reading

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Who decides what’s right?

Decisions, Decisions. Who decides what decision is the right one for us? People love to help. People love to advise. People love to caution. People love to encourage. People love to criticise. People love to build you up. People love … Continue reading

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Emigrate, Immigrate, Integrate, Grow

On Wednesday night I got into a groove. On Wednesday night I made a huge move. On Thursday morning I awoke in a new place. And now new horizons, new challenges, new pleasure and joy I face. Yep on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Who says I don’t like Structure?

Win- it-with-Wiggi and Cupboard Love Does the thought of structure make you shudder? Do thoughts of planning give you sweaty palms? Do you see yourself as a free-spirit who loves to let life organically? Do you much prefer to wing-it than plan? And … Continue reading

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Fussing in the name of Fairness

“Fusspot Annie” – I still remember the sting of being called a Fusspot Annie in my childhood. It is such a demeaning, nasty put-down. I suppose I liked things to be “just so” … and still do. Drama Queen is … Continue reading

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