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Why do we Give Gifts?

Why do we Give Gifts?

To understand the reason behind this, knowing a little about the origins of Gift Giving might useful.  As far back as can be recorded Gift Giving has been an important part of peoples lives.  The reasons have been varied, such...

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How does Gift Giving connect us?

How does Gift Giving connect us?

I recently came across a short story called 'The Gift of the Magi" by author O.Henry.  It was first published in 1905.  It is a gift that personifies quality of quantity, the worth of thought over monetary expenditure.  What struck...

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A language We All Speak ?

A language We All Speak ?

Love between people is a compelling emotion which cannot be controlled.  It has the power to change one’s life forever. It can make fools of us or make us feel as though we are on the bow of the Titanic...

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What Inspires You?

What Inspires You?

Inspiration often comes from a moment in time that seems to awaken the senses, and which surprises us in a most creative and meaningful way.  I recall walking along cobbled streets in Paris and peering into a café while the...

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A Thing of Beauty.

A Thing of Beauty.

Well, we are back into the year well and truly!  I wanted to take some time to share a small but significant part of my holiday experience with you.   The Abel Tasman is a soul stirring place of beauty and...

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Gifts for Baby!

Gifts for Baby!

When it comes to baby, only the best will do! I have the sweetest and cutest grandchild I could hope for!  My daughter and her husband are very conscious of using only the most natural products for him.  In researching...

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