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
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
The summit is what drives us but the climb itself is what matters. Conrad Anker, American rock climber, mountaineer and author. Image credits: Pixabay
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
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!
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
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
Hope you’re having a very Happy Christmas. You might enjoy these seasonal quotes: Bob Hope My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that? Helen Steiner Rice Peace on earth will come to stay, When…… Continue reading Wishing You a Happy Christmas!