Tag Archives: words

Don’t Say What You Mean. Say What You (Positively) Mean To Mean.

(Stay tuned – there will be a little exercise for you to complete at the end.) Words. Clever little things, aren’t they. Tiny soldiers of fortune, marching out of our mouths, waiting to do battle with life. Or ourselves. Ourselves? … Continue reading

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You’ve Got Mail! Or … Can E-Relationships Be Real and Meaningful?

I still remember the day I received my first email. It was from a girlfriend’s boyfriend in the States. I had recently taken possession of a lumbering old beast and logging on to that phone line, hearing that crazy noise … Continue reading

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You’re Gonna Live Forever In Me

I am a great fan of great writing. I am also a great fan of great lyrics. I am often these days astounded by the lame-ass lyrical content of pop hits. Maybe it really is just all about the bass? … Continue reading

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What Exactly Does “Luv Ya” Mean?

I have a very dear friend who I know loves me. I know this as surely as I know birds fly and fish swim. But for many years this friend had an immensely difficult time saying the words. Or even … Continue reading

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And What Are Your Three Favourite Words?

Just a quickie little poll today asking women – what are your three favourite words? I would hazard a guess that for most that automatic go-to would be “I love you.” Now I reckon there are a few strays who … Continue reading

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It Goes Without Saying … Till It’s Gone.

I have a lovely old friend named Thomas Wade. Tom’s not really old but we do go back a long way and to this day I count him as one of the finest songwriters I have ever known. On one … Continue reading

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Love Languages … and why I (sometimes) hate my Blackberry.

Are you familiar with Gary Chapman’s book “The 5 Love Languages”? Quite a brilliant concept, actually, and one that is easily understandable and more importantly, fairly simple to act on. I have come to believe that understanding and then acting … Continue reading

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