Tag Archives: Pleasure

Art, Pleasure and Desire

What do art, flirtation, affirmation, sex and erotic desire have in common? Does what they have in common illuminate the hearts and souls of artists, or delineate their values and what they think is sacred and fundamental about humanity? Can … Continue reading

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Beaten and Broken

I’ve struggled with what to write, this week.  This almost never happens to me.  One of my most widely read past pieces was written almost by sheer force of will, when I was unwell and feeling dreadful.  I’m very seldom … Continue reading

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100 Things That Make Me Smile

Have you ever caught yourself smiling, without at first being aware that you were?  That happened to me recently, so I thought it might be a good idea to note what it was that made me smile, in spite of … Continue reading

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Labour of Love

“Labour of love” is a funny phrase.  Here are some definitions: “Work undertaken for the pleasure of it or for the benefit of a loved one.” “A piece of hard work that you do because you enjoy it and not because you will receive money or praise for it, or because … Continue reading

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Just Going For a Walk

I read something interesting this morning, from Michael Moore.  It was about the benefits of just going for a walk.  To be honest, I didn’t even read the whole thing, because something resonated with me about what he said and … Continue reading

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