Category Archives: JANUARY

THE GEM 31 JAN 2018 : “Welcome to the island of misfit toys”

― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower “Mistakes are like the memories you hide in an attic: old love letters from relationships that tanked, photos of dead relatives, toys from a child…

Source: “Welcome to the island of misfit toys”

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THE GEM 30 JAN 2018 : “Surfing and diving became a necessary escape. They burned off dangerous energy and gave me a great release from the entanglements of school, family, the agonies of love and loyalty. I was unsociable but not quite antisocial.” TIM, WINTON – A Coastal Memoir

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Source: “Surfing and diving became a necessary escape. They burned off dangerous energy and gave me a great release from the entanglements of school, family, the agonies of love and loyalty. I was unsociable but not quite antisocial.” TIM, WINTON – A Coastal Memoir

THE GEM 29 JAN 2018 : One learns first of all in beach living the art of shedding; how little one can get along with, not how much. Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Nothing but quiet air and the settling, breathing sound of millions of tiny crabs, scattered like seed over miles of puddled sand. A Walk on the Beach – Margaret Scott

Source: One learns first of all in beach living the art of shedding; how little one can get along with, not how much. Anne Morrow Lindbergh

THE GEM 28 JAN 2018 : After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.”

― Philip Pullman

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“Life is so much richer, so very much more meaningful, if you plant yourself in a place that will nourish you.” ― Ann Shayne, Bowling Avenue

Source: After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.”

THE GEM 24 JAN 2018 : “Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s.” Billy Wilder

“Everything you want lies on the other side of learning to trust yourself. Take a chance. Have faith. You already know who you are, what you want, and where you want to go.” Vironika Tugaleva

Source: “Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s.” Billy Wilder