Charley Speakes

Playing with Paper – watercolour, doodling, calligraphy and quilling.


Just Saying (Gossip)

Everything else. Not a rant as such, but a certain point of view – if it’s the same as yours I’d love to hear, if it’s not I’d still love to hear ;-)

Are you a be-er or a do-er? It's something I have never been sure which I am. I have a feeling I am much more a be-er. I can sit and stare into space for ages, I can sit and... Continue Reading →

To Be To Do To Be To I Don’t Know

musing on action or peace

Finding My Pink – The Lipstick Quest

The little black dress - LBD The perfect pink lipstick - PPL Oh My God! It's impossible. If you have skinny thin arse lips, finding the right pink lipstick is a mare of dinosaur proportions. It has to be said,... Continue Reading →

The Fag and the Foodie

So it's two months now since I stopped smoking. Life has changed radically in many ways, it's still constantly in my head, I can't seem to shift that, but I have more time, more money and I think (could be... Continue Reading →

Wifi down – is this the end of life as we know it?

For a couple of days we've had no Wifi here. It's of no consequence, except one can't check in on FaceBook, Instagram, WordPress or check the news (or other various functions one can't live without). So I came to Morocco... Continue Reading →

Life is now, anything else is a plan, memory or regret.

If you don’t want to feel old, don’t do this.

Listen!  Is the band you used to love from 20 or 30 years ago coming to a place near you?  Tickets are available?  My advice is to give it a miss and buy another of their albums. In the last... Continue Reading →

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