As promised, below you will find the words that make up my winning speech. I say words because, as with all good speeches, words alone cannot convey the three key … Continue reading My Winning Speech
I love getting out in the garden and tending to my plants. There’s a simple joy that goes hand in hand with watering them and watching them grow, and it … Continue reading Being Still
The following is another speech I wrote and delivered at my Toastmasters Club. Yes, writing speeches takes me away from writing blog posts, but I have a place for both … Continue reading Making Spaghetti
My mother, Marie Clare came into this world on the 25th August 1941. She was the second child of William and Agnes Brown and a little sister for her brother … Continue reading With Mashed Potato, Mushy Peas, and Gravy
The following is another speech I wrote and delivered at my Toastmasters Club. The (speech) project was How To Say It, the fourth project in the Competent Communicator manual, the … Continue reading Butter, Flour and Milk
The following is a speech I wrote and delivered at my Toastmasters Club. The (speech) project was Leave Them With a Smile, the second project in the Humorously Speaking manual, … Continue reading The Day of the Omelette
What did you dream about when you were young?
Sometimes it’s possible to be so cold, that even a scarf can be the warmest thing we place around us. I was sitting huddled over in one of those retro … Continue reading The Warmest Thing