quotes and wisdom

You keep on coming back to it “tomorrow is another day”. It’s what you attempt to imprint in your mind at 7 pm, at 8.30 pm and after 2 am when you wake up, confused about time and place. Tomorrow is another day. Just push through the pain. You are indebted to a number of Continue Reading

“It is always important to know when something has reached its end. Closing circles, shutting doors, finishing chapters, it doesn’t matter what we call it; what matters is to leave in the past those moments in life that are over.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Zahir I’m home, after a long day. It’s not over yet, Continue Reading

“It is the power of the mind to be unconquerable.” ~ Seneca ~~~ It is undoubtedly time to continue with the next great philosopher, Seneca of course. Although my anger has dissipated greatly it flared up for a brief moment yesterday. On that note, I must take another look at that post I wrote earlier Continue Reading

…Audrey Hepburn supposedly once said. Of course she would as how can one have breakfast at Tiffany’s without well polished nails? An absolute impossibility of course! So I had mine done yesterday in YSL’s Rouge Pop Art. Hot bright red does wonders to sun starved skin.

Despite having the clock move forward an hour and therefore loosing sleep, I woke up (summer time) a little after 5.30 am. I wasn’t due for another 2 hours and having fallen asleep around 11 pm, it wasn’t like I was on a lie-in. But as much as they say old habits die slowly, it Continue Reading

As a result of my quest for peace – and here I’m talking about constant, inner peace – an even mind so to speak, or equanimity, I have made quite some changes to my life. I have described them here before but I shall repeat for those who are perhaps reading this blog for the Continue Reading

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best. ~ Epictetus However, I am a firm believer that in order to strengthen your fortitude you need to engage with company that seeks to bring you down. Not only will it build your character, but you have Continue Reading

I didn’t make the pizza as everyone was pretty full on desserts yesterday…so thus family cooking is set for today. Again I am sitting here, alone and at peace. I find that I am becoming more and more solitary in my existence. Concepts like love, friendships, respect I don’t seek any longer. My core belief Continue Reading

There is room for learning….every day…and night…I have cause to believe tonight will be a long one, so all the more reason to start with Epictetus (I’m notoriously bad at reading as I tend to fall asleep to documentaries of various kinds). But let’s change that too, the year is young after all… Wish you Continue Reading

We all take our crap, learn to roll with the punches, fuck up stuff…and make amends…mostly because we get discovered…found out….exposed. It happens to us all, no matter where we stand in the social hierarchy, how clever a scale of measurement tells us we are, or even if we are on the path of enlightenment. Continue Reading