Chess like kings and queens above all – Virtual Diva

I am feeling a bit feisty today, and I am not quite sure why, other than the weather has once again turned towards Spring and I am looking quite forward to it’s rather late arrival.  The garden has been planted for a bit now with the more resilient plants and next week all the baby…

I’m gonna show you crazy! – Featuring Tameless, Glam Affair, IT!

Thankfully SL decided to let me log on long enough to get you all the information for my post today, which means I got all excited and immediately switched windows excited to blog and suddenly found myself faced with another round of writer’s block.  It is starting to get a bit frustrating, especially when I…

“Love is not in our choice but in our fate.” John Dryden

For many years now I have firmly believed that love is an ever elusive creature, hard to catch and even harder to keep.  Once upon a time I had my fairy tale wedding with lofty dreams of a beautiful forever that was crushed by the darkness of abuse.  Though I have been in a couple…

Sensual beauty in black and white

I love color, as I think you can tell by looking at my blog, but sometimes a photo catches my eye as I take it and I wonder what it would look like in black and white.  It is a very rare occasion that I end up posting one of these photos as they just…

Needing to take a bit of a time out in my inspirational corner

I don’t know about most of you but I use Facebook for the majority of my promotional work for my blog as well as for the shop I work for, and the last ten days have proven frustrating.  Apparently someone can report you for spam and Facebook just blocks without researching, which means I have…

These walls have seen blood, sweat, tears and dreams come true.

If the walls could talk in a young girl’s bedroom oh the stories they would have to tell.  Imagine the girl whose father put up a ballet bar when she put on her first pair of toe shoes with dreams of the Paris Ballet.  The hours spent practicing and dreaming as she thumbs through post…