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…welcome to my blog about writing, living fully and making a difference in the world.

My debut book

My debut book The Grace of a Nightingale is available to buy worldwide in Hardback, Paperback and Kindle.

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Lesley Young – Selected Poems #10
Lesley Young – Selected Poems #10

Burren Light It began this way. A notion a slight suggestion a search for questions and a yearning just beyond my reach. A curiosity wavering around the edges of my imagination tormenting me on the tip of my tongue. Until I found myself wandering in another place a wilderness so stark and beautiful so full

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Carpe Diem and Your Inner Voice
Carpe Diem and Your Inner Voice

My memoirs make many references to my ‘inner voice’ which has guided me throughout my life. Some would say this is our intuition or divine guidance. When I listened and surrendered to this hidden mystical voice I often felt empowered to make instinctive decisions which would protect me or enable me to change and transform

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Wisdom
Wisdom

Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one’s awareness of one’s ignorance…when you come to see you are not as wise today as you thought you were yesterday, you are wiser today. —Anthony de Mello Hidden untold secrets have been brought out into the light and exposed throughout my memoirs. I have striven to resist

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Lesley Young – Selected Poems #9
Lesley Young – Selected Poems #9

Comfort Eating “I’m leaving!” He declared “Life isn’t always a bowl of cherries living with you, Florentine!” “You’re so selfish” He added As he headed for the door “You always want to have your cake And eat it too” She watched him go Through the corner of her eye Out of the avenue And out

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Lesley Young – Selected Poems #8
Lesley Young – Selected Poems #8

Alford Dawn White-iced wonderland Startled by a valiant sun I wake to the morn Longing for you still November’s sparks, like tinder, Rekindling old flames. Lesley Young – Writer and Poet Lesley specialises in helping senior managers in the NHS and not for profit sectors to cope with the challenges they face in bringing about sustainable

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