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Three Things Challenge

I am grateful to Tessa for this prompt (check the link below) very helpful for my pledge to write a poem a day for July, I have combined both the TTC and the visual prompt for my poem:

Happy Birthday NHS

July 5th 1948 was an historic moment in Britains’ history, it was the day our pioneering National Health Service (NHS) was born, bringing free healthcare to all. It has been treasured ever since, but never more so since March 2020 when the Coronavirus pandemic gripped the UK and utterly changed all our lives. Today theContinue reading “Happy Birthday NHS”

Writing Morning Pages

I have only recently come across the phenomenon of writing ‘Morning Pages’, a type of ritualistic journaling, a writing process to clear your mind, build confidence and make way for greater creativity, I have tried it and found it very therapeutic. For those who don’t know, basically when you wake up each morning, open yourContinue reading “Writing Morning Pages”

Jean-Jacques Rousseau & his Influence

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), (Not to be confused with the Belgian independent film director with the same name), was born on 28th June in 1712, he was raised by his father as his mother died 9 days following his birth. He was a philosopher, writer, and composer. His political philosophy influenced the progress of the EnlightenmentContinue reading “Jean-Jacques Rousseau & his Influence”