Category: THIS IS ME

500th Blog Post for Waggy Tales

500th Blog Post for Waggy Tales I suddenly realised that I have whizzed past my 500th blog post and thought it would be nice to do a little catch-up and thank you to everyone who has supported this blog for over two years. First of all, I have to apologise for the lack of dog…

400th Blog Post! How Did That Happen?

400th Blog Post! How Did That Happen? I can’t believe that Waggy Tales is celebrating 400 posts, how did that happen? The thing is it was a complete accident that I fell into blogging. I know that many people say that but in this case, it’s true. In April 2017 we lost our dog Alfie…

Why are you here with me? ..

Why are you here with me? When there are deserts and oceans to see Why do you call this place home? When there are towns and cities to roam Why do you stay by my side? When there are ships to sail and planes to ride What is this magnetic force? That keeps you here…

The Antique Shop

The Antique Shop Books standing proudly wearing jackets of dust Aroma’s of vanilla, tobacco, and musk China teapots with chintzy bouquets A knitted shawl that has seen better days A lonely cup missing its friend Brasses and tapestries gone out of trend An oversized vase with a hairline crack a redundant, unwanted  letter rack A military coat…

Inspiring Poetry to Soothe the Pain of Depression

Inspiring Poetry to Soothe the Pain of Depression In a world of social media when everyone appears to be having a wonderful time, do we have unrealistic expectations and leave ourselves open to disappointment? This is a question I was debating in my mind. when I wrote this poem. In Mental Health Awareness Week I wanted…