The Blog

An Aide-Memoire is where I share my thoughts, inspiration, and work. Grab a cup of tea or something to sip on, curl up, and enjoy.


Laughter, a Lost Earring, and Some Bruises

Let me be quite honest: I am not the most naturally athletic person in the world. I like to tell myself that I am but it is not something that…

Alice Walker

Winston Churchill

The Quote Corner

Francis Bacon

“If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties.” ~Francis Bacon

Ber… It’s Cold Outside

“Well behaved women rarely make history”
-Unknown

For Desire or for the Dough?

What Do You Want To Do With Your Life? ​Today I was doing the daily Facebook check-in. That one where you don’t post anything, you just sort of look around…

The Thought That Counted

​​ ​It was a cold and blustery Tuesday afternoon. The weather was very much reflecting my current mood and outlook on life. The morning had begun at the predawn hour…