The Sea


And so we drove to the sea. All tired and sick and cranky. All four of us. Our little family. A little cabin was waiting. Not luxurious. Not unclean. Totally un-babyproof. But cosy and comfortable. Salty air melted on our tongues. Sunshine shimmered on our skin. Old ones felt young again. Young ones felt the rush of Continue Reading

Writer’s Block

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Have you ever had writer's block? I've had a terrible case of it in the last weeks. It’s not because my head is congested with a terrible lurgi. It's something else. I think it may be stage fright. Just when I’ve finally created the blog I’ve always wanted, I'm suddenly paralysed by fear. It feels so beautiful and perfect in here... so Continue Reading

Sitting on a Fence

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There’s nothing more infuriating to me than a fence-sitter. You know, someone who prefers to say nothing or do nothing when it comes to having an opinion about things that matter. Someone who doesn't speak up for what is right and what is wrong. On the other hand, give me someone who has the guts to stand up for injustice, and I'll shake Continue Reading

Welcome to Bright and Precious!

I feel like I'm floating into a ball with my new sparkly gown on, showing it off for the first time. I'm loving my new blog! Please come in! As you can see, I've had a huge makeover. It's like my blog has spent a month at a health spa and it's glowing from the inside and out. And I've got a new name! I'm feeling fresh! And, boy did I need Continue Reading