Ballade of Bower

Amy Bower is a pleasure to meet, A woman of passion and strong direction, She’s equally kind, thoughtful and sweet, Held highly in everyone’s recollection, No one met with hate or rejection. A brain full of knots, buckles and rings, She is a mistress of problem detection, She is our friend, the Queen of Slings.…

Sunshine

Sunshine bathing all in my view, Joyful tweeting of birds in my ear, Lost in a sky of beautiful blue, My mind unfettered, open and clear. By Paul Webster

Empowering Women

A woman’s no delicate flower, Doing only what people allow her, Rights need respect, Nurture not neglect, Embodying strength and female power. By Paul Webster

Love

The truest love is loving yourself, Appreciate your ins and outs, Don’t put your love upon a shelf, Let affirmation drown the doubts. Appreciate your ins and outs, Set your dreams and desires free, Let affirmation drown the doubts, Internal kindness is the key. Set your dreams and desires free, You are more beautiful than…

Time to Talk Day

Today is Time to Talk Day, implemented by the mental health organisation Time to Change. It aims to end the stigma around mental health through communication and taking the time to talk about the issues, rather than hiding them. I was made aware of this stat by a friend who attended a conference recently where…

Yearning

Does a tree wish that it bore more fruit? Or a plant long for blossoming flowers? There they stand, majestic and mute, Silent and stoic, through days and hours. But people are painfully set apart, Feeling emotionally lost and forlorn, With a twisted gut and heavy heart, When a familial hope is never born. The…