Strands of Grey

…a search for meaning in life


Love and Life

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You connected...   When life sucked and I was laid low When mind-fucked I wallowed in woe You touched...   And when doubt racked I hurt in every pore You believed...   Made me smile a little, laugh more. Go a... Continue Reading →


The Day I Met Abou Ben Adhem…  A few days ago I met the female version of Abu Ben Adhem (Remember the school days poem about the guy who wanted the visiting angel to write his name down as ‘one who loved his fellow men’?) It... Continue Reading →

‘Golden’ Secret of a Successful Marriage?

If your child – or grandchild – were to ask you the secret of a successful marriage, what would your answer be? My granddaughter and I were standing in the queue at a fast food counter, while the rest of... Continue Reading →

Busy Bees

Busy bees…   No time to Meditate Contemplate Ruminate   Busy bees…   Beady eyes. Concentrated Focused Absorbed     Entering The Hive, in Kew Gardens, London, is an unique experience. A 17-metre-high aluminum abstract ‘honey comb’, designed by UK based... Continue Reading →

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