Category Archives for "Inspire Me"

Aug 23

A Blast of Encouragement

By Abi King | Inspire Me

What gets you to sit up, to pay attention and to try that little bit harder? What things inspire you? What fires you up and leaves you feeling fitter, stronger and ready to take on the world? I ask you now for a number of reasons. If you’ll allow me to explain… When the going […]

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Jun 27

Holding on for Hope

By Abi King | From The Heart

Friday morning marked the arrival of some very big news. Both on the world stage, and on my own, private little stage. First, as I’m sure you’re aware, Britain woke up to discover that it had voted to leave the European Union. Second, I saw my unborn baby wave at me, alive and kicking on […]

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Feb 13

An Artist’s Studio in Aruba

By Abi King | Inspirational Short Stories

Inside an Artist’s Studio Stepping into an artist’s studio still gives me a shiver and a thrill, even in the tropical heat. It’s the closest thing to a magician’s cave: artefacts sourced from around the globe, pigment-splattered paintbrushes and swirls of paint so thick they dare me to reach out and touch. It’s the visual version of the […]

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Feb 01

All Men Dream But Not Equally Quotes from T. E. Lawrence in the Desert in Jordan

By Abi King | Inspire Me

All Men Dream But Not Equally Sand. There’s just something about it. Sure, we know it’s made from silicon dioxide, occasionally star-shaped, and results from a damn good ravaging from the weathers of geological time. Yet up close it’s boring; under our feet, it soothes or scorches. And when seen from a distance, it’s inspirationally, breathlessly mesmerising. […]

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Dec 17

The Azure Window to the Soul

By Abi King | Inspire Me

The Azure Window, Gozo The eyes, they are but windows to the soul The waves, they heave and sigh, they leave and breathe They linger, tease then draw away Return with vengeance, bubbles, spray While sunlight sparkles, droplets fall Parental fire lights the ocean’s call. The Azure Window On one of the corners of Gozo, […]

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Oct 18

After South Africa – A Poem

By Abi King | Inspire Me

Dust in red still stains my shoes And drumbeats soothe my sleepless senses I am home From Africa And while the laundry soaps and whirs, the emails fly, the post stacks high, I find myself now lost for words Lost And humble In thought, in dreams, and threadbare tales, In legends, films and luggage scales […]

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