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

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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 #13
Lesley Young – Selected Poems #13

I can resist anything but temptation * You’ll never be left on the shelf Reclining there so provocatively In your skimpy white robe, Your golden-skinned body Shimmering with promise And perfectly formed.   How can I resist you –  And your enticing wickedness? ”Take me” You silently command.  And I am rooted to the spot Powerless.   I must have you now Lose myself in

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The Seven Homecomings
The Seven Homecomings

These seven reflections are taught by Tibetan Buddhist Lama Rod Owens. They encourage you to recognise and respect your own personal ‘circle of care’. Lama Rod Owens, Love and Rage: The Path of Liberation through Anger (North Atlantic Books: 2020), 87–91. 1_ Reflect on any being who has been a guide, a teacher, a mentor, an

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Lesley Young – Selected Poems #12
Lesley Young – Selected Poems #12

Jekyll and Hyde Us    Jekyll and Hyde you, Hold me tight in the morning, Say that I’m lovely, stroke our worries away. Then somehow, and always surprisingly, Strike me down in the evening, With daggers drawn.  Jekyll and Hyde I, Feel safe in your arms, Lulled into fantasy that things are okay. Then somehow,

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