5 Literary Cats

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Ernest Hemingway A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not. image credit: https://pixabay.com/en/cat-animal-cat-portrait-cat-s-eyes-1508613/ Charles Dickens What greater gift than the love of a cat. image credit: https://pixabay.com/en/kitten-grey-heart-cat-christmas-1856133/ Mark Twain If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow;…… Continue reading 5 Literary Cats

More Cat Quotes

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If you enjoyed my Literary Cats you’re sure to love these felines too. Purr! Leonardo da Vinci The smallest feline is a masterpiece. image credit: https://pixabay.com/en/student-pictures-exhibition-gallery-1258137/ Colette Time spent with a cat is never wasted. image credit: https://pixabay.com/en/cat-clock-animal-domestic-cute-1113330/ Jules Verne I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could…… Continue reading More Cat Quotes

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The summit is what drives us but the climb itself is what matters. Conrad Anker, American rock climber, mountaineer and author. Image credits: Pixabay

Wise words in a notebook

Now that I’m getting my life back on track I’ve started writing again. During my thirty months of chemotherapy I wrote lots of blog posts on both this blog and elsewhere. I stopped writing blogs in 2020 as I’d too many other things to contend with. My bowel cancer surgery was in March followed by…… Continue reading Wise words in a notebook

5 Literary Quotes to Celebrate National Cabbage Day!

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Dorothy L Sayers Remorse is eating his soul like a caterpillar in a cabbage. Beatrix Potter Peter lost one of his shoes among the cabbages, and the other shoe amongst the potatoes. H L Mencken An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it makes a…… Continue reading 5 Literary Quotes to Celebrate National Cabbage Day!

A Room with a View of Violets in February

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The special flower for the month of February is the violet. The violet signifies watchfulness, loyalty, and faithfulness. Give a violet to someone to let them know you’ll always be there for them. In A Room with a View, E.M Forster has a lovely description of violets. The ground gave way, and with a cry…… Continue reading A Room with a View of Violets in February

Special flower for June

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Humility, chastity and sweetness are the characteristics of June’s special flower – the rose. But he who dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose. Anne Brontë An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it makes a better soup. H.L. Mencken I feel…… Continue reading Special flower for June