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I am many things to many people but first and foremost, I am a wordsmith. I love words, they are such small things conveying such huge things as if by magic. They feed the imagination and stir the soul, but only if we share them. Whilst they remain locked inside our heads they are like caged birds longing for open skies. I’ve had far too many of those birds caged in my head for too long, each one representing a thought I want to share – as it comes…

Latest Ramblings...

My Commitment
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How To Finish
  I write for a living. I also build websites and I market them but I do that to house[...]
The Most Precious Gift You Can Give
When going through my feed reader the other day I came across an interesting post that piqued my interest on[...]

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The Adventures of The Birthday Hat – 1
It was my birthday very recently, a milestone marked by much celebration as is ever the case in the Smith[...]
Single Not Stupid!
  I’ve spent the last 15 months learning to live alone, a process I am not enjoying, neither am I[...]
  I find myself in something of a dilemma today.  I heard an item on the news which I found[...]